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Published by Macmillan Education in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • World history.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementS.M. Harrison.
SeriesHistory in the making -- 6
LC ClassificationsD21
The Physical Object
Pagination365p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22422439M
ISBN 100333398149

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