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British interests in Eastern Asia

Hobhouse, John Richard Sir

British interests in Eastern Asia

a lecture delivered in the Arts Theatre of the University of Liverpool on Monday, May 26, 1952.

by Hobhouse, John Richard Sir

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Published by University Press in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Southeastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Investments, British -- Asia, Southeastern.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG5712 .H6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6207109M
      LC Control Number56025993
      OCLC/WorldCa12628041

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