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Ritual and politics

Zbigniew Dalewski

Ritual and politics

writing the history of a dynastic conflict in medieval Poland

by Zbigniew Dalewski

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political customs and rites -- Poland -- History,
  • Poland -- Politics and government -- To 1572

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Zbigniew Dalewski.
    SeriesEast Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 -- v. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN492.3 .D35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16522678M
    ISBN 109789004166578
    LC Control Number2008005745

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