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A Portrait of Britain in the Middle Ages

1066-1485 (Oxford Introduction to British History)

by Mary R. Price

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsH. S. Deighton (Editor), R. S. Sherriffs (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10139023M
    ISBN 100198329199
    ISBN 109780198329190


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