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Great Historians of the Modern Age

An International Dictionary

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Reference works,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Reference,
  • World - General,
  • History / World,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Historians

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLucian Boia (Editor), Ellen Nore (Editor), Keith Hitchins (Editor), Georg G. Iggers (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages868
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9846300M
    ISBN 100313273286
    ISBN 109780313273285


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