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The great empires of the ancient world

Harrison, Thomas

The great empires of the ancient world

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-279) and index.

Statementedited by Thomas Harrison
ContributionsJ. Paul Getty Museum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB311 .G6935 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478142M
ISBN 109780892369874
LC Control Number2009929902
OCLC/WorldCa368050814


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