The Horizon history of the British Empire.

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Published by American Heritage Pub. Co.; distributed by McGraw-Hill in New York .

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  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.

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Other titlesBritish Empire.
StatementEditor: Stephen W. Sears.
ContributionsSears, Stephen W., ed., Time-Life Books.
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LC ClassificationsDA16 .H65
The Physical Object
Pagination511 p.
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5416659M
ISBN 100070303541, 007030355X
LC Control Number73008684

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