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The West in global context

from 1500 to the present


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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

  • History, Modern -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, George B. Kirsch ... [et al.].
    ContributionsKirsch, George B.
    LC ClassificationsD5 .W47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 413 p. ;
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL968110M
    ISBN 100134852109
    LC Control Number96004586

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