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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Brigands and robbers -- Rome -- History.,
  • Political violence -- Rome -- History.,
  • Insurgency -- Rome -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas Grünewald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6453.R8 G78 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3693187M
ISBN 10041532744X
LC Control Number2003066763

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