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Books between Europe and the Americas connections and communities, 1620-1860 by Leslie Howsam

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Books and reading,
  • Books,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Leslie Howsam, James Raven
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ8.E9 B66 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25045839M
ISBN 100230285678
ISBN 109780230285675
LC Control Number2011004896
OCLC/WorldCa698330365

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