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The lessons of history

Michael Howard

The lessons of history

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMichael Howard.
The Physical Object
Pagination217p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14957927M
ISBN 100192852817


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