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War! how best met or prevented, or, A short review of Russia, France, and America and a close inspection of the British army, with remarks on the late military operations in India

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Published by A. & C. Black, Longman, Brown, Green in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Army.,
  • Oregon question.,
  • Armies -- Russia.,
  • Armies -- France.,
  • Armies -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesA short review of Russia, France, and America.
Statementby Miles.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 17155
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (21 fr.).
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19565154M
ISBN 100665171552

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