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10 edition of Borderlands of western civilization found in the catalog.

Borderlands of western civilization

a history of East Central Europe.

by Halecki, Oskar

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Slavs -- History,
    • Europe, Central -- History

    • About the Edition

      xvi, 503 p. illus. 24 cm.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR36 .H3
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationxvi, 503 p.
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6110175M
      LC Control Number52006197
      OCLC/WorldCa4942107, 220773953, 247008656, 250076518

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