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Harvard Historical Studies 189

Disciplining the Empire

Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674976207

Publication Date: 05/07/2018

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 1 table

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