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Researching local history

the human journey

by Williams, Michael A.

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Published by Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Wales
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History, Local -- Research -- Methodology.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Local -- Historiography.,
    • Wales -- History, Local -- Research -- Methodology.,
    • Wales -- History, Local -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMichael A. Williams.
      SeriesApproaches to local history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA1 .W54 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL808720M
      ISBN 100582042895, 0582042887
      LC Control Number95045476

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