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The Medici And The Italian Renaissance

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Europe - Italy,
  • History,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10513546M
ISBN 10054809943X
ISBN 109780548099438

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