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Historical dictionary of the Czech State

Rick Fawn

Historical dictionary of the Czech State

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRick Fawn and Jiří Hochman
SeriesHistorical dictionaries of Europe -- no. 72, Historical dictionaries of Europe -- no. 72.
ContributionsHochman, Jiří, Hochman, Jiří
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDB2007 .H63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxiv, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448139M
ISBN 100810856484, 0810870746
ISBN 109780810856486, 9780810870741
LC Control Number2009024218
OCLC/WorldCa406945727


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