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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter N. Stearns, senior editor ... [et al.].
    ContributionsStearns, Peter N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD5 .D623 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2386071M
    ISBN 100060463821, 0060464321
    LC Control Number87015036

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