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Decorating the godly household religious art in Protestant Britain, c.1560-c.1660 by Tara Hamling

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementTara Hamling
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2115.5.A77 H36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438631M
ISBN 109780300162820
LC Control Number2010027341
OCLC/WorldCa645790649

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