Land, Language and Memory in Europe 700–1100

@article{Geary1999LandLA,
  title={Land, Language and Memory in Europe 700–1100},
  author={Patrick J. Geary},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Historical Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={169 - 184}
}
  • P. Geary
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • History
  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
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