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The death of the past

J. H. Plumb

The death of the past

by J. H. Plumb

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] J. H. Plumb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .P55 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5726305M
    ISBN 100533060504
    LC Control Number70466941

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