The Brittany affair and the crisis of the Ancien Régime by John Rothney

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bibl p323-324.

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Statementedited by John Rothney.
SeriesProblems in European history: a documentary collection
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,324p. ;
Number of Pages324
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Open LibraryOL14959924M
ISBN 100196317673

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