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sinews of power

Brewer, John

sinews of power

war, money, and the English state, 1688-1783

by Brewer, John

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1689-1702,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 18th century,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Brewer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA480 .B74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2062408M
      ISBN 100394577760
      LC Control Number88045867

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