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The Oxford History of Britain: Volume 5

H. C. G. Matthew

The Oxford History of Britain: Volume 5

The Modern Age (Oxford History of Britain)

by H. C. G. Matthew

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsKenneth O. Morgan (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384490M
ISBN 100192852671
ISBN 109780192852670


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