A history of the modern age

by Julian K. Prescott

Publisher: Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y

Written in English
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Statement[by] Julian K. Prescott.
LC ClassificationsE744 .F846
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 418 p.
Number of Pages418
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Open LibraryOL4768727M
LC Control Number78144288

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