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History and humanism essays in honour of V.G. Kiernan

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Published by EUSPB in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Owen Dudley Edwards.
SeriesNew Edinburgh review -- 38-39
ContributionsEdwards, Owen Dudley., Kiernan, V. G 1913-
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20118321M

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