Origins of the medieval world by William Carroll Bark

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .

Written in English

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  • Middle Ages.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [149]-158.

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StatementWilliam Carroll Bark.
SeriesStanford studies in history, economics, and political science, 14
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LC ClassificationsCB351 .B38
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19439033M

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