War and Society in Europe 16181648 by J. V. Polisensky

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Subjects:

  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Thirty Years" War, 1618-1648,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / Europe / General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7733241M
ISBN 100521216591
ISBN 109780521216593

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