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The crucible of Europe

Geoffrey Barraclough

The crucible of Europe

the ninth and tenth centuries in European history

by Geoffrey Barraclough

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Holy Roman Empire.
    • Subjects:
    • Middle Ages -- History,
    • Carolingians,
    • Feudalism,
    • Holy Roman Empire

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeoffrey Barraclough.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD123 .B37 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4931571M
      ISBN 100500250448
      LC Control Number76358328

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      In his play The Crucible, playwright Arthur Miller employs a fictionalized account of Massachusetts Bay colonists accused of witchcraft in as a metaphor for government persecution of suspected communists during the midth e a character analysis of John Proctor, plot summary, and important quotes.   France, the Crucible of Europe THE France that endured a vicious terrorist attack last week is a France that has suffered, for decades and centuries, from anxieties about its own decline.


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