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A short history of Denmark.

Stewart P. Oakley

A short history of Denmark.

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Denmark
    • Subjects:
    • Denmark -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 245-253.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL148 .O2 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298037M
      LC Control Number72078337


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