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Religious life in Germany during the wars ofindependence a series of historical and biographical sketches by Wilhelm Baur

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Published by Strahan in London .
Written in English


  • Church history -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Translation of Geschichts- und Lebensbilder aus der Erneuerung der religiosen Lebens in den deutschen Befreiungskriegen.

Statementby William Baur ; translated with the author"s sanction by Mrs. G. Sturge
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 491 p. ;
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24185675M

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