8 edition of Lords of misrule found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-290) and index.
|LC Classifications||GT4211.N4 G55 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 303 p. :|
|Number of Pages||303|
|ISBN 10||0878059156, 0878059164|
|LC Control Number||96032927|
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