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A short history of Western civilization

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Western -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard E. Sullivan, Dennis Sherman, John B. Harrison.
ContributionsSherman, Dennis., Harrison, John Baugham.
LC ClassificationsCB245 .S9415 1994b
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <2-3 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1430605M
ISBN 100070269009, 0070269017
LC Control Number93042015

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