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The Facts on file encyclopedia of the 20th century

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 20th century -- Dictionaries

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    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of the 20th century.
    Statementgeneral editor, John Drexel.
    ContributionsDrexel, John, 1954-, Facts on File, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD419 .F33 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 1046 p. :
    Number of Pages1046
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1542435M
    ISBN 100816024618
    LC Control Number91021278

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