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A concise history of the British Empire

by Graham, Gerald Sandford

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Published by Thames & Hudson, Thomas Nelson in London, UK, Don Mills, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Commonwealth countries
    • Subjects:
    • Commonwealth of Nations -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.,
    • Commonwealth countries -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 272-275. - Index.

      Statement[by] Gerald S. Graham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA16 .G66
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardback
      Pagination288 p. : ill.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5732505M
      ISBN 100500450072
      LC Control Number70540014

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