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Life on a plantation by Bobbie Kalman

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Published by Crabtree Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Ouvrages pour la jeunesse .,
  • Plantations,
  • Moeurs et coutumes,
  • Vie dans les plantations,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Plantation life

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About the Edition

Describes the plantations that existed in the southern United States into the nineteenth century, examining what life was like for the owners of these large farming communities, their children, and the slaves.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBobbie Kalman
SeriesHistoric communities
LC ClassificationsF213 .K35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24747798M
ISBN 100865054355, 0865054657
ISBN 109780865054356, 9780865054653
LC Control Number96044507

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