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The politics of grand strategy

Samuel R. Williamson

The politics of grand strategy

Britain and France prepare for war, 1904-1914

by Samuel R. Williamson

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- France.,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [375]-395.

      Statement[by] Samuel R. Williamson, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD511 .W657
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 409 p.
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5215718M
      ISBN 100674688759
      LC Control Number75075434
      OCLC/WorldCa48659

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