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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Hastings.
LC ClassificationsCB 351 H32 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21371270M
ISBN 100819118109

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