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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Spain

Subjects:

  • Philip V, King of Spain, 1683-1746,
  • Spain -- History -- Philip V, 1700-1746,
  • Spain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-269) and index.

StatementHenry Kamen.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDP194 .K3613 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796138M
ISBN 100300087187
LC Control Number00067192

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