Europe in the seventeenth century by David Maland

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .

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  • Europe -- History -- 17th century

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Bibliography: p. 437-444.

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StatementDavid Maland.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 466 p. :
Number of Pages466
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Open LibraryOL23817178M

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