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Literature and the historian.

C. V. Wedgwood

Literature and the historian.

by C. V. Wedgwood

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Published by Oxford University Press] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and history.,
  • Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnglish Association. Presidential address,, 1956
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .W42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6215423M
    LC Control Number56058675
    OCLC/WorldCa2849253

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