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Medieval regions and their cities. by Josiah Cox Russell

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • Cities and towns, Medieval -- Europe.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 262-280.

SeriesStudies in historical geography
LC ClassificationsHT115 .R86
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5325346M
ISBN 100715352784
LC Control Number72178144

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