making of English history by Robert Livingston Schuyler

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- History,
  • Great Britain -- Civilization -- History

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StatementRobert Livingston Schuyler [and] Herman Ausubel.
ContributionsAusubel, Herman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 686 p. ;
Number of Pages686
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14306298M

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