British public opinion and the first partition of Poland

by D. B. Horn

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh, London

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  • Poland,
  • Great Britain.


  • Public opinion -- Great Britain.,
  • Poland -- History -- Partition period, 1763-1796.

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Statementby D. B. Horn ...
LC ClassificationsDK434 .H6
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 98 p.,
Number of Pages98
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LC Control Number46000086

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