Focus on the self-made American.

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Bowling Green State University in cooperation with the Popular Culture Association , Bowling Green, Ohio
Other titlesJournal of American culture., The Self-made American.
SeriesJournal of American culture -- 2:1
ContributionsPopular Culture Association.
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Open LibraryOL14251269M

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