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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Western.,
  • Social history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[compiled by] Richard M. Golden.
ContributionsGolden, Richard M., 1947-
LC ClassificationsCB245 .S567 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2410701M
ISBN 10031200303X, 0312004311
LC Control Number87060525

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