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World history by the world"s historians

World history by the world"s historians

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Published by McGraw-Hill in Boston, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] Paul Spickard, James V. Spickard, Kevin M. Cragg.
    ContributionsSpickard, Paul R., 1950-, Spickard, James V., Cragg, Kevin M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 645 p. :
    Number of Pages645
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22571243M
    ISBN 100070598355
    LC Control Number97034361


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