Europe in the past.

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International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration , Amsterdam
Europe -- His
Other titlesA general survey from the Roman Empire till the Renaissance
ContributionsBrouers, Will., Monteiro, Marty., Witte, Jan., International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
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Open LibraryOL22182141M
ISBN 109053570292, 9053570225

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