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Cortes and the king constitutional monarchy in the Iberian world. by Francis J. D. Lambert

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Published by Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Glasgow in [Glasgow] .
Written in English


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SeriesOccasional papers -- no.32
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Open LibraryOL13777771M

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