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English history made brief, irreverent, and pleasurable

Lacey Baldwin Smith

English history made brief, irreverent, and pleasurable

by Lacey Baldwin Smith

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Published by Academy Chicago Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-251) and index.

    StatementLacey Baldwin Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30 .S658 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23628795M
    ISBN 100897335473
    ISBN 109780897335478
    LC Control Number2006034420
    OCLC/WorldCa73742854

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