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Poland by Lang, Thomas

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Published by Raintree in Chicago, Ill .
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Describes the history, geography, economy, government, religion, social life and customs, various famous people, and outstanding tourist sites of Poland. Includes a recipe for potato pancakes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

StatementThomas Lang.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesSteadwell books world tour
LC ClassificationsDK4040 .L36 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3672406M
ISBN 100739868160
LC Control Number2003003657

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