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British Secret Services (International Organizations Series (New Brunswick, N.J.), V. 12.)

Philip Davies

British Secret Services (International Organizations Series (New Brunswick, N.J.), V. 12.)

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Published by Transaction Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliography,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Secret service,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12097014M
    ISBN 101560002794
    ISBN 109781560002796
    OCLC/WorldCa34192062


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