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Essays in the liberal interpretation of history

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton

Essays in the liberal interpretation of history

selected papers

by John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton

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Published by University Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by W.H. McNeill.
SeriesClassic European historians
The Physical Object
Pagination427p.
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21645540M

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