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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Barbed wire,
  • Wire fencing -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 268-277.

Statementby Henry D. and Frances T. McCallum.
ContributionsMcCallum, Frances T., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS271 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5940766M
LC Control Number65011234

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