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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Chronology

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeneral editor: C. R. N. Routh.
ContributionsRouth, C. R. N.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23315140M
LC Control Number61066758

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