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A brief history of the Netherlands

Paul F. State

A brief history of the Netherlands

by Paul F. State

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Netherlands -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-277) and index.

    StatementPaul F. State.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJ109 .S737 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21557133M
    ISBN 100816071071
    ISBN 109780816071074
    LC Control Number2007014151

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