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God"s playground a history of Poland by Norman Davies

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Published by Clarendon Press, Columbia University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Poland

Subjects:

  • Poland -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementby Norman Davies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK4140 .D38 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2561790M
ISBN 100198219431, 019821944X
LC Control Number85100959

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