Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 15

1940-1980 Kem-Pie (Australian Dictionary of Biography) by John Ritchie

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing

Written in English
Cover of: Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 15 | John Ritchie
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Subjects:

  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Reference,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Australia,
  • Historical - General,
  • Dictionaries - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages644
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7768323M
ISBN 100522848435
ISBN 109780522848434

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