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Published by Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Historiography.,
  • Historians.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Peter Burke.
    Series[British Academy centenary monographs]
    ContributionsBurke, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .H62427 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3704122M
    ISBN 100197262686
    LC Control Number2003271847
    OCLC/WorldCa48753376

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