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World War II and its origins international relations, 1929-1945. by Renouvin, Pierre

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History, Modern -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Rémy Inglis Hall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD421 .R413 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 402 p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755046M

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