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The Low countries

multidisciplinary studies
  • 255 Pages
  • 3.99 MB
  • English

University Press of America , Lanham, Md
Dutch philology, Arts, Dutch, Netherlands -- Civiliz



Statementedited by Margriet Bruijn Lacy.
SeriesPublications of the American Association for Netherlandic Studies ;, 3
ContributionsLacy, Margriet Bruijn, 1943-, American Association for Netherlandic Studies., Interdisciplinary Conference on Netherlandic Studies (4th : 1988 : University of Minnesota)
LC ClassificationsDJ71 .L69 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 255 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2203003M
ISBN 100819175870
LC Control Number89024778

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