King George III and the politicians the Ford lectures delivered in the University of Oxford, 1951-2. by Richard Pares

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Published by Oxford U.P. in London, New York [etc.] .

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820.

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SeriesFord lectures, 1951-2, Oxford paperback no. 130., Ford lectures ;, 1951-52.
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LC ClassificationsDA505 .P3 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5652906M
ISBN 100198950131
LC Control Number68093556

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