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Peacemaking in medieval Europe a historical & bibliographical guide by Udo Heyn

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Published by Regina Books in Claremont, Calif .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • Peace movements -- Europe -- History.,
  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Peace -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [103]-180) and indexes.

StatementUdo Heyn.
SeriesGuides to historical issues ;, #7
LC ClassificationsJX1961.E8 H49 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL663700M
ISBN 100941690725
LC Control Number97009236

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