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Published by Avebury Publishing C. in Amersham, [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Universities and colleges -- History -- Collected works

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LC ClassificationsLA173 H5, LA173 H59
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Paginationv. :
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Open LibraryOL20748785M
ISBN 100861270517, 0861270533, 0198200854, 0861270525

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