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The Norman Conquest A Very Short Introduction by George Garnett

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

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StatementGeorge Garnett
SeriesVery short introductions -- 216
LC ClassificationsDA195 .G37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580952M
ISBN 100192801619
ISBN 109780192801616
LC Control Number2010275272

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