Sports and recreations in later medieval France and England.
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Sports and recreations in later medieval France and England. by Michael William McConahey

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Published by University of SouthernCalifornia in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Southern California, 1974.

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Open LibraryOL13779862M

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