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Published by Boston Pub. Co., Distributed by Field Publications in Boston, MA, Columbus, OH .
Written in English


  • Hapsburg, House of,
  • Spain -- History -- House of Austria, 1516-1700,
  • Central Europe -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJoyce Milton, Caroline Davidson; preface by Barbara Jelavich.
SeriesEmpries : their rise and fall
ContributionsMilton, Joyce., Davidson, Caroline.
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18377367M
ISBN 100150040318
LC Control Number79002521

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