6 edition of The Oxford history of Italy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-360) and index.
|Statement||edited by George Holmes.|
|Contributions||Holmes, George, 1927-|
|LC Classifications||DG441 .O73 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 386 p. :|
|Number of Pages||386|
|LC Control Number||98100006|
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