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Published by Meronia Publishers in Bucharest .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Romania

Subjects:

  • Romania -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIon Bulei ; [English version, Liviu Radu].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR217 .B8513 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL86870M
ISBN 109739884415
LC Control Number99194596

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