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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1939 ed.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD13.O6 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 307 p.
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5185500M
LC Control Number75004399

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