An historical geography of Europe by Norman John Greville Pounds

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Europe -- Historical geography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementN.J.G. Pounds.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD21.5 .P62 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 484 p. :
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2202247M
ISBN 100521322170, 0521311098
LC Control Number89023968

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