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Published by Palgrave in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901 -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-340) and index.

Statementedited by Antoinette Burton.
GenreSources.
ContributionsBurton, Antoinette M., 1961-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV1017 .P65 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21503758M
ISBN 100312229976, 0312293356
LC Control Number2001019448
OCLC/WorldCa46421854

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