Roman society by Donald Reynolds Dudley

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StatementDonald Dudley.
SeriesPelican books, The History of human society
LC ClassificationsDG209 .D787 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 330 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages330
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Open LibraryOL4937970M
ISBN 100140218041
LC Control Number76365165

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