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short history of the ancient world

Smith, Charles Edward

short history of the ancient world

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Ancient.,
  • Civilization, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Edward Smith and Paul Grady Moorhead.
    SeriesThe Century historical series
    ContributionsMoorhead, Paul Grady, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD57 .S62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 653 p.
    Number of Pages653
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6382811M
    LC Control Number39003671
    OCLC/WorldCa526080

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