British diplomacy in the eighteenth century, 1700-1789
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British diplomacy in the eighteenth century, 1700-1789 by Elizabeth Frances Malcolm-Smith

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Published by Williams and Norgate, ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 18th century,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 18th century.

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Statementby E. Malcolm-Smith.
LC ClassificationsDA486 M35
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 7-256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16486443M

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