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Dictionary of British history.

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Published by NTC Publishing Group in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Oxford, England : Helicon Publishers, 1994.

      SeriesNTC pocket references
      LC ClassificationsDA34 .D52 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL979117M
      ISBN 100844209279
      LC Control Number96016392

      Her primary academic interests are history of the book and publishing, history of political and social revolutions, and art history. History of the Dictionary ODLIS began at the Ruth Haas Library in as a four-page printed handout titled Library Lingo, intended for undergraduates not fluent in English and for English-speaking students.

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