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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Biography,
  • World history

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementJ. Kelley Sowards, editor.
ContributionsSowards, J. Kelley 1924-
LC ClassificationsCT104 .M295 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1893490M
ISBN 100312062737, 0312062745
LC Control Number90063556

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