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The British monarchy

Andrew A. Kling

The British monarchy

by Andrew A. Kling

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Lucent Books in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Monarchy,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Queens

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Andrew A. Kling
    SeriesWorld history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA28.1 .K58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25340293M
    ISBN 109781420507904
    LC Control Number2012021861

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