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Encyclopedia of the medieval world

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle Ages -- History -- Encyclopedias,
  • Civilization, Medieval -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 815-862) and index.

    StatementEdward D. English.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    SeriesFacts on File library of world history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD114 .E55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xx, 920 p.) :
    Number of Pages920
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3681869M
    ISBN 100816046905
    LC Control Number2003027825
    OCLC/WorldCa53993081

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