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A brief history of Norway

John Midgaard

A brief history of Norway

by John Midgaard

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Published by J. Grundt Tanum in Oslo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norway -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 149.

    Statementby John Midgaard.
    SeriesTanum"s tokens of Norway
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22919373M
    LC Control Number67007814

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