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Twentieth-century empire

Hodson, H. V.

Twentieth-century empire

by Hodson, H. V.

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby H.V. Hodson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA18 .H653 1948
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20168947M

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