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Twice fifty years of Europe, 1814-1914

Percy Ashley

Twice fifty years of Europe, 1814-1914

a sketch of political d evelopment

by Percy Ashley

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Published by W. Collins in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Percy Ashley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD359 .A8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination300 p.
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6672843M
      LC Control Number24031997
      OCLC/WorldCa2141112

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