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People and Ideas in 17th Century England (Collected Essays of Christopher Hill)

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Literature and society,
  • Great Britain - History - 18th Century,
  • Reference,
  • History and criticism,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Quotations,
  • English literature,
  • 1603-1714, Stuarts,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAnn Leighton (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8333976M
ISBN 100870235508
ISBN 109780870235504

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