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The rural noble family of Southern Tuscany, 800-1350.

Vincent Antone Transano

The rural noble family of Southern Tuscany, 800-1350.

by Vincent Antone Transano

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuscany (Italy) -- Rural conditions,
  • Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs,
  • Tuscany (Italy) -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG735.6 T7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 487 leaves.
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15556723M

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