Catholic Poland and the crisis of Western civilization by John L. Gittler

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Published by St. Hyacinth Society for the Study of Polish History in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Poland


  • Catholic Church -- Poland,
  • Civilization, Christian,
  • History, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Gnosticism,
  • Jews -- History,
  • Poland -- History

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Book details

StatementJohn L. Gittler.
LC ClassificationsBX1564 .G57 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2093732M
LC Control Number88138614

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