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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feudalism.,
  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Marc Bloch ; translated from the French by L.A. Manyon ; foreword by M.M. Postan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 499 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17727579M

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