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The great turning points in British history

The great turning points in British history

the 20 events that made the nation

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-206).

    Other titlesBBC history magazine.
    StatementBBC History Magazine ; introduction by Michael Wood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30 .G674 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23874861M
    ISBN 101845299272
    ISBN 109781845299279
    LC Control Number2009396776


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