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Rome and America a brief survey of comparative culture. Dedicated to all patriotic citizens of the United States by Carl Tuercke

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Published by C.N. Morris in Cincinnati .
Written in English


  • Cultural relations -- Italy -- 19th century.,
  • Rome -- Social life and customs.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.

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Statementby Rev. Carl Tuercke, Pastor of the Third Prostestant Church, Cincinnati, O. ; translated from the German, by Charles W. Super, Phil. Dr., Professor at Wesleyan Female College, Cincinnati, Ohio.
LC ClassificationsE165 .T83 1875
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22892472M

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