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Categories of medieval culture

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Published by Routledge, Kegan & Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.J. Gurevich ; translated from the Russian by G.L. Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB351
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,347p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22324151M
    ISBN 100710095783


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