Ancient privileges Beowulf, law and the making of Germanic antiquity by Stefan Jurasinski

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Published by West Virginia University Press in Morgantown, WV .

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Statementby Stefan Jurasinski.
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Pagination183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
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ISBN 10093705898X

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