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David Lloyd George a political life by Bentley B. Gilbert

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lloyd George, David, -- 1863-1945,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1936

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementBentley Brinkerhoff Gilbert.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-2 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16617663M
ISBN 100713455586, 0713456279

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