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Why Europe?

Michael Mitterauer

Why Europe?

medieval origins of its special path

by Michael Mitterauer

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European federation -- History,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Europe -- Civilization,
  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Mitterauer ; translated by Gerald Chapple.
    ContributionsChapple, Gerald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD131 .M5813 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24123683M
    ISBN 100226532534
    ISBN 109780226532530
    LC Control Number2010005833

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