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Concise dictionary of world history

Concise dictionary of world history

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Bruce Wetterau.
ContributionsWetterau, Bruce.
The Physical Object
Pagination867p.
Number of Pages867
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22792007M
ISBN 100709013809

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