The Ethnogenesis of the Crimean Tatars. An Historical Reinterpretation

  title={The Ethnogenesis of the Crimean Tatars. An Historical Reinterpretation},
  author={Brian Glyn Williams},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  pages={329 - 348}
  • B. Williams
  • Published 29 October 2001
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
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