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Europe in the past a survey from the Roman empire to the Renaissance by Jan Witte

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Published by International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration in Amsterdam .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Middle Ages,
  • Europe -- History -- To 476,
  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJan Witte, Marty Monteiro (ed.) ; [English translation by Gordon Balfour].
SeriesA publication of the International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration, Publication (International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration)
ContributionsMonteiro, Marty., International Institute of Interdisciplinary Integration.
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17603401M
ISBN 109053570292
OCLC/WorldCa42212147

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