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Samples of DePaul Books that contain Primary Sources
Published Collections of Primary Sources
American Decades This link opens in a new window
Each volume in this multi-volume set addresses one of the ten decades in the 20th century. Explore the social, economic and political events that influenced consumers who were coming of age then in order to understand them better today.
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