The Finns and their country. by Wendy Hall

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Published by P. S. Eriksson in New York .

Written in English

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  • Finland.


  • Finland.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [212]-215.

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LC ClassificationsDK449 .H3 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5612038M
LC Control Number68019923

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