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A brief history of history

Colin Wells

A brief history of history

great historians and the epic quest to explain the past

by Colin Wells

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

  • Historiography,
  • Intellectual life -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementColin Wells.
    LC ClassificationsD13 .W464 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17031815M
    ISBN 109781599211220
    LC Control Number2008033751

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