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Calendars of the world

a look at calendars & the ways we celebrate

by Margo Westrheim

  • 204 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Oneworld in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calendar,
  • Historical Chronology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargo Westrheim
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCE11 .W47 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p.
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24926007M
    ISBN 101851680519
    ISBN 109781851680511
    OCLC/WorldCa31971920

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