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Published by Sutton Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • Celtic, Saxon, Germanic & Nordic archaeology,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • British Isles,
  • England,
  • Scotland,
  • Wales,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10810367M
ISBN 100750913355
ISBN 109780750913355

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