History of Germany. by James Sime

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Published by MacMillan in London .

Written in English

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  • Germany -- History

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SeriesHistorical Course for Schools
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 278 p.
Number of Pages278
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Open LibraryOL16541196M

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