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A short history of Europe

Gordon Kerr

A short history of Europe

from Charlemagne to the Treaty of Lisbon

by Gordon Kerr

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Published by Pocket Essentials in Harpenden, Herts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Kerr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD102 .K47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24822250M
    ISBN 109781842433461
    LC Control Number2010549847

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'Antony Alcock's A Short History of Europe offers a straightforward, meticulously researched account; one which provides the student with clear and detailed analysis. Future generations of undergraduates and postgraduates alike will have cause to be grateful for a stimulating introduction to a major area of European studies.'.

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