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Published by Shire Publications in Oxford, Long Island City, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDerek Wilson
SeriesShire living histories -- no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA315 .W56 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24895101M
ISBN 100747807809
ISBN 109780747807803
LC Control Number2010549929
OCLC/WorldCa449845405

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