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King George III and the politicians.

Richard Pares

King George III and the politicians.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Ford lectures -- 1951-2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA505 P3 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14088729M


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