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The Swift Progress of Population A Documentary and Bibliographic Study of Philadelphia"s Growth, 1642-1859 (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society) by Susan E. Klepp

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Published by Amer Philosophical Society .
Written in English


  • Statistics, Vital,
  • Statistics,
  • Demographic History,
  • Sources,
  • History,
  • Bibliography,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Population,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8349208M
ISBN 100871691876
ISBN 109780871691873

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