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A history of Europe

Ferdinand Schevill

A history of Europe

from the reformation to the present day.

by Ferdinand Schevill

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- History

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 819 p.
    Number of Pages819
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315891M


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