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outline of the historical background of the great war

by Larson, Laurence Marcellus

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Published by University of Illinois press in [Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistorical background of the great war.
    Statementprepared for the Committee in charge of the course in war issues in the University of Illinois by Laurence M. Larson.
    GenreOutlines, syllabi, etc.
    ContributionsUniversity of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD522.5 .L3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23639315M
    LC Control Number19026439

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