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Catalan nationalism

past and present

by Albert Balcells

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catalonia (Spain),
  • Spain,
  • Catalonia
    • Subjects:
    • Nationalism -- Spain -- Catalonia -- History.,
    • Catalonia (Spain) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-204) and index.

      StatementAlbert Balcells ; edited and introduced by Geoffrey J. Walker ; translated by Jacqueline Hall with the collaboration of Geoffrey J. Walker.
      ContributionsWalker, Geoffrey J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP302.C67 B3513 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120874M
      ISBN 100312126115
      LC Control Number94047389


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