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British constitutional monarchy

Ernest Barker

British constitutional monarchy

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers

    • Edition Notes

      Seal of King George VI on cover.

      Statementby Sir Ernest Barker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN331 .B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27, [1] p.
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6468295M
      LC Control Number44008870
      OCLC/WorldCa4138447


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