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Subjects:

  • Reformation -- Europe,
  • Social change -- Europe,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Reformatie,
  • Geschiedschrijving,
  • Europe -- History -- 492-1648,
  • Europe -- History -- 17th century,
  • Europa (geografie)

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Book details

Statementedited by Christopher Ocker ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies in medieval and Reformation traditions -- v. 128
ContributionsBrady, Thomas A., Ocker, Christopher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD228 .P65 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 626 p. :
Number of Pages626
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21319254M
ISBN 109004161732
ISBN 109789004161733
LC Control Number2007034511

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