World Leaders of the Twentieth Century William Lyon Mackenzie King-Boris Yeltsin, 419-838 (Magill"s Choice)

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  • Reference,
  • Political History,
  • Political Science,
  • 20th century,
  • Statesmen,
  • Heads of state,
  • Political,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • Biography

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ISBN 100893563390
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