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An economic history of the Low Countries, 800-1800

by J. A. van Houtte

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands,
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • Netherlands -- Economic conditions,
    • Belgium -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. A. Van Houtte.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC324 .H68 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 342 p. :
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4565997M
      ISBN 100312233205
      LC Control Number77081397
      OCLC/WorldCa3607842

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