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A traveller"s history of Portugal by Robertson, Ian

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Published by Interlink Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Portugal,
  • Portugal.


  • Historic sites -- Portugal.,
  • Portugal -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-192) and index.

Other titlesPortugal
StatementIan C. Robertson.
SeriesThe traveller"s history series, Traveller"s history.
LC ClassificationsDP538 .R53 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939552M
ISBN 101566564409
LC Control Number2001006742

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