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A Short History of The English People, Part 1

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Fiction,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8061843M
    ISBN 10076618336X
    ISBN 109780766183360


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