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A brief history of Great Britain

by Burns, William E.

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History,
  • Ireland -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam E. Burns.
    SeriesBrief history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30 .B88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23170557M
    ISBN 109780816077281
    LC Control Number2009008217

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