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A People"s History

W.H. Oliver

A People"s History

Illustrated Biographies from "the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume One, 1769-1869"

by W.H. Oliver

  • 222 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Auckland University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Reference works,
  • New Zealand,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8295715M
    ISBN 10090891220X
    ISBN 109780908912209
    OCLC/WorldCa27710114


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