4 edition of The Oxford encyclopedia of the modern world found in the catalog.
The Oxford encyclopedia of the modern world
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Peter N. Stearns, editor in chief.|
|Contributions||Stearns, Peter N.|
|LC Classifications||D205 .O94 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 v. :|
|LC Control Number||2007039891|
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