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Violence in medieval Europe

Warren C. Brown

Violence in medieval Europe

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Published by Longman in Harlow, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violent crimes,
  • Violence,
  • Medieval Civilization,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWarren C. Brown
    SeriesThe medieval world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN380.Z9 V525 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25113701M
    ISBN 109781405811644
    LC Control Number2010013483


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