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Britain pre-eminent

C. J. Bartlett

Britain pre-eminent

studies of British world influence in the nineteenth century.

by C. J. Bartlett

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Published by Macmillan in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesProblems in focus series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20786824M

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