European powers and the Near Eastern question, 1806-1807
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European powers and the Near Eastern question, 1806-1807 by Paul Frederick Shupp

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • Eastern question (Balkan),
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Paul F. Shupp.
SeriesStudies in history, economics and public law, no. 349
LC ClassificationsD374 .S5 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination576 p.
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5294902M
LC Control Number72029921

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