Authority & community in the Middle Ages
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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English


  • Middle Ages,
  • Civilization, Medieval

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Donald Mowbray, Rhiannon Purdie and Ian P. Wei
ContributionsWei, Ian P, Mowbray, Donald, Purdie, Rhiannon
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16957312M
ISBN 100750918675

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