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Perilous glory

John France

Perilous glory

the rise of western military power

by John France

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history,
  • Military art and science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn France
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25 .F84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24809023M
    ISBN 109780300120745
    LC Control Number2011006437


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