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Problems in the historical anthropology of early modern Europe

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Civilization.,
  • Europe -- Religious life and customs.,
  • Europe -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by R. Po-Chia Hsia and R.W. Scribner.
    SeriesWolfenbütteler Forschungen -- Bd. 78
    ContributionsHsia, R. Po-chia, 1953-, Scribner, Robert W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16624509M
    ISBN 103447039876

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