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short history of Ireland from earliest times to the present day /J.C. Beckett. by J. C. Beckett

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


  • Ireland -- History

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SeriesHutchinson"s university library
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22295258M
ISBN 10009139841X

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