Emma Willard and the graphic foundations of American history

@article{Schulten2007EmmaWA,
  title={Emma Willard and the graphic foundations of American history},
  author={Susan Schulten},
  journal={Journal of Historical Geography},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={542-564}
}
  • Susan Schulten
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Historical Geography
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