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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English


  • Church and state -- Europe.,
  • Kerk en staat.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, John T.S. Madeley, Zsolt Enyedi.
ContributionsMadeley, John T. S., 1944-, Enyedi, Zsolt.
LC ClassificationsBR735 .C485 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18936665M
ISBN 100714653942, 0714683299
ISBN 109780714653945, 9780714683294
LC Control Number2002153289

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