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Major controversies of contemporary history.

Jacques de Launay

Major controversies of contemporary history.

by Jacques de Launay

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by J.J. Buckingham.
    ContributionsInternational Commission for the Teaching of History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD421 .L363
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575015M
    LC Control Number65013141
    OCLC/WorldCa1123599

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Major controversies of contemporary history by Jacques de Launay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Major Controversies of Contemporary History provides a detailed analysis of all published sources concerning the major controversies of contemporary history. This book presents the various works dealing with contemporary history covering the period to Organized into three parts encompassing 13 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the.

Major Controversies of Contemporary History provides a detailed analysis of all published sources concerning the major controversies of contemporary history. This book presents the various works dealing with contemporary history covering the period to Organized into Major controversies of contemporary history.

book parts encompassing 13 chapters, this book begins with an overview of Book Edition: 1. Major controversies of contemporary history.

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