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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Scandinavia


  • Scandinavia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. Turville-Petre.
LC ClassificationsDL61 .T8 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188385M
ISBN 100837181283
LC Control Number75008176

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