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Modern times

the world from the twenties to the nineties

by Paul Bede Johnson

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 785-840) and index.

    StatementPaul Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD421 .J64 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 870 p. ;
    Number of Pages870
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1567763M
    ISBN 100060922834
    LC Control Number91055161

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