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The First British Commonwealth

essays in honour of Nicholas Mansergh

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Published by F. Cass in London, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Commonwealth of Nations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Norman Hillmer and Philip Wigley.
    ContributionsMansergh, Nicholas., Hillmer, Norman., Wigley, Philip G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN248 .F57 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4227230M
    ISBN 100714631531
    LC Control Number80507348

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