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Historical Dictionary of Sweden (Historical Dictionaries of Europe)

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Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

  • Reference,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Sweden,
  • Europe - Scandinavia,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Europe - General,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7997096M
    ISBN 100810853752
    ISBN 109780810853751

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