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Days that Shook the World: Bridges Across Time Days That Shaped Our Destiny by Hugo Davenport

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Published by Hylas Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History - General,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • History: World,
  • History / General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General,
  • General,
  • World history

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8867982M
ISBN 101592580505
ISBN 109781592580507
OCLC/WorldCa53930681

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