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Spain in the modern world

Charles Petrie

Spain in the modern world

by Charles Petrie

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Published by University of Nottingham in [Nottingham] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Charles Petrie.
SeriesMontague Burton International Relations Lecture ; 1951-2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 84/00228 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2911521M
LC Control Number84142514

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