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7 edition of The Travelling Historian"s Guide To France found in the catalog.

The Travelling Historian"s Guide To France

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Published by Robson Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12056461M
    ISBN 101861056206
    ISBN 109781861056207
    OCLC/WorldCa59352892


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Guide to France for History Travellers provides a painless introduction to the history of this grand /5(9). The travelling historian's guide to France. [Robin Neillands] -- This book is about travelling in France - with a theme: history, and in particular, Anglo-French history from the Crusades and Hundred.

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