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Profiles in World History - The Age of Discovery to Industrial Revolution Significant Events and the People Who Shaped Them (Profiles in World History) by George Wilson

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Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Historical figures,
  • Reference works,
  • World history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sociology,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Reference - General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - General,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJoyce Moss (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8145509M
ISBN 100787604682
ISBN 109780787604684

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