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Send a gunboat!

Antony Preston

Send a gunboat!

A study of the gunboat and its role in British policy, 1854-1904

by Antony Preston

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy.,
    • Warships.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 251-255.

      Statement[by] Antony Preston and John Major.
      ContributionsMajor, John, 1936- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA454 .P7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 266 p.
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5570673M
      LC Control Number67078677
      OCLC/WorldCa346857


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