Finno-Ugric people in the nordic countries
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Finno-Ugric people in the nordic countries ROOTS V, The roots of peoples and languages of Northern Europe by ROOTS (Conference) (5th 2002 Matarenki-Г–vertorneГҐ, Sweden)

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Published by Lumio förlag & skrivbyrå in Hedenäset .
Written in English


  • Finno-Ugrians -- Scandinavia -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Finno-Ugric languages -- Scandinavia -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Roots, Linguistic -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRoots of peoples and languages of Northern Europe, Meän akadeemi - Akademia Tornedaliensis
StatementBirger Winsa, editor.
ContributionsWinsa, Birger.
LC ClassificationsGN549.F5 R66 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19875255M
ISBN 109197510254

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