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The History today who"s who in British history

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Published by Collins & Brown, Cima Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWho"s who in British history, History today.
      Statementedited by Juliet Gardiner.
      GenreDictionaries.
      ContributionsGardiner, Juliet, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA28 .H58 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination870 p. ;
      Number of Pages870
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3994562M
      ISBN 101855857715, 1855858762
      LC Control Number2001334480

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