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The story of Britain

from the Romans to the present : a narrative history

by Rebecca Fraser

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRebecca Fraser.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA32.8 .F73 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 829 p. :
      Number of Pages829
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3298840M
      ISBN 100393060101
      LC Control Number2004026049

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