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Defending the empire

the Conservative party and British defence policy, 1899-1915

by Rhodri Williams

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservative Party.,
  • Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1936.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Defenses -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRhodri Williams.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21242288M
    ISBN 100300050488

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