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History begins a global history of the ancient world by Sheena M. Coupe

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Published by Longman in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civilization, Ancient -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementSheena Coupe and Babara Scanlan.
ContributionsScanlan, Barbara.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB311 .C88 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1326982M
ISBN 10080131044X
LC Control Number92205825
OCLC/WorldCa27359479

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