The origins of the English revolution by Roger Howell

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  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1649-1660.

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Bibliography: p. 41-43.

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StatementRoger Howell, Jr.
SeriesForums in history
LC ClassificationsDA390 .H68
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5235626M
ISBN 100882731289
LC Control Number75306256

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