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The Encyclopedia of modern history

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Published by Hamlyn in London, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[executive editor, James Clark].
    ContributionsClark, James, 1923-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD208, D210 .E55, D208 E55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19347731M
    ISBN 100600331849
    OCLC/WorldCa6336788

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