Belgium from the Roman invasion to the present day by Emile Cammaerts

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Published by T.F. Unwin in London .

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Also published under title: A history of Belgium.

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Statementby Émile Cammaerts.
SeriesThe story of the nations -- 67
The Physical Object
Pagination357, [1] p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14805551M

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Emile Cammaerts. Publisher Description. A comprehensive history of Belgium, published inincluding the country’s important contributions to arts and culture, and its role in World War I.

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