Government in Great Britain, the Empire, and the Commonwealth by L.W. White and W.D. Hussey. by Leslie William White

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  • Commonwealth of Nations -- Politics,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 287-290.

Book details

ContributionsHussey, W. D.
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL20244629M

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