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Space: empires, nations, borders

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Space : empires, nations, borders. / Koranyi, James ; Struck, Bernhard.

The Routledge history of East Central Europe since 1700. ed. / Irina Livezeanu; Árpád von Klimo. London : Routledge, 2017. p. 27-80 (Routledge histories).

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Koranyi, J & Struck, B 2017, Space: empires, nations, borders. in I Livezeanu & Á von Klimo (eds), The Routledge history of East Central Europe since 1700. Routledge histories, Routledge, London , pp. 27-80. <https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315230894/chapters/10.4324/9781315230894-2>

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Koranyi, J., & Struck, B. (2017). Space: empires, nations, borders. In I. Livezeanu, & Á. von Klimo (Eds.), The Routledge history of East Central Europe since 1700 (pp. 27-80). (Routledge histories). Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315230894/chapters/10.4324/9781315230894-2

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Koranyi J, Struck B. Space: empires, nations, borders. In Livezeanu I, von Klimo Á, editors, The Routledge history of East Central Europe since 1700. London : Routledge. 2017. p. 27-80. (Routledge histories).

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Koranyi, James ; Struck, Bernhard. / Space : empires, nations, borders. The Routledge history of East Central Europe since 1700. editor / Irina Livezeanu ; Árpád von Klimo. London : Routledge, 2017. pp. 27-80 (Routledge histories).

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