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The pleasures of the past

David Cannadine

The pleasures of the past

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Historiography.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDavid Cannadine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .C25 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 338 p., [6] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2190153M
      ISBN 100393027562
      LC Control Number89008537

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