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A dictionary of British history

A dictionary of British history

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOxford companion to British history.
    Statementedited by John Cannon.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    ContributionsCannon, John Ashton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA34 .D52 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination711 p. ;
    Number of Pages711
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23692427M
    ISBN 109780199550371
    LC Control Number2009455949

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