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Beginning the twentieth century

Joseph Ward Swain

Beginning the twentieth century

a history of the generation that made the war

by Joseph Ward Swain

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Published by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • World politics,
  • Europe -- History -- 20th century,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
  • United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Ward Swain ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD421 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 631 p.
    Number of Pages631
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13526496M
    LC Control Number33011240
    OCLC/WorldCa391258


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