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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thirty Years" War, 1618-1648,
  • Europe -- History, Military -- 1492-1648

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeter H. Wilson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD258 .W55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 996 p., [16] p. of plates
Number of Pages1040
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23181163M
ISBN 109780674036345
LC Control Number2009011266

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