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A Parody Outline of History

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A Parody Outline of History
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Publisher: George H. Doran Company
ISBN/ASIN: 114146263X

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Mr. H. G. Wells, in his "Outline of History," was of necessity forced to omit the narration of many of the chief events in the history of these United States. Such omissions I have in this brief volume endeavored to supply. And as American history can possibly best be written by Americans and as we have among us no H. G. Wells, I have imagined an American history as written conjointly by a group of our most characteristic literary figures.

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