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Scandinavians in history

S. M. Toyne

Scandinavians in history

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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by G.M. Trevelyan.
The Physical Object
Pagination352p., 8leaves of plates :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13751264M


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Toyne. With a foreword by G.M. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: pages: maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Geographical factors, origins --Viking Age to the death of Canute, --Sweden in medieval times --Prelude to the Union of AD --Denmark and the Union --The transition to modern times: The Union () --The sixteenth century and Denmark --The.

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