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Germanic peoples by Rolf Hachmann

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Published by Barrie and Jenkins in London .
Written in English


  • Art, Germanic.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the German by James Hogarth.
SeriesAncient civilizations
LC ClassificationsN5930 .H313
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5338805M
ISBN 100214652181
LC Control Number72192365

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