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Literature into history by A. D. Harvey

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Literature and history.,
  • Literature and society.

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Edition Notes

StatementA.D. Harvey.
LC ClassificationsPN50 .H37 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 207, [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2397978M
ISBN 100312015984
LC Control Number87027872

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