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The Welsh Academy encyclopaedia of Wales

The Welsh Academy encyclopaedia of Wales

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wales -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Wales -- History -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Wales -- Civilization -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesEncyclopaedia of Wales
    Statementco-editors, John Davies ... [et al.].
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsDavies, John, 1938-, Academi Gymreig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA708 .W48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 1059 p. :
    Number of Pages1059
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19062925M
    ISBN 109780708319536, 9780708321546
    LC Control Number2008399906

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