Warfare in Early Modern Europe 14501660 (The International Library of Essays on Military History)
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Warfare in Early Modern Europe 14501660 (The International Library of Essays on Military History) by Paul E. J. Hammer

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Military,
  • Military Science,
  • Military - General,
  • 16th century,
  • 17th century,
  • Europe,
  • Military art and science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10852416M
ISBN 10075462529X
ISBN 109780754625292

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