A history of Spain & Portugal. by Atkinson, William C.

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Baltimore] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Spain,
  • Portugal

Subjects:

  • Spain -- History,
  • Portugal -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

SeriesThe Pelican history of the world, Pelican books, A464.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDP66 .A9
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p.
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5792473M
LC Control Number60003356

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