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Published by Benn, Barnes & Noble in London, New York .
Written in English


  • History, Modern

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementgeneral editor Douglas Johnson.
ContributionsJohnson, Douglas, 1925-
LC ClassificationsD208 .M33
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5692026M
ISBN 100389041289
LC Control Number70026009

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