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Spies in the empire

Stephen Wade

Spies in the empire

Victorian military intelligence

by Stephen Wade

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Published by Anthem Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military intelligence -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesVictorian military intelligence
    StatementStephen Wade.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB251.G7 W34 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18004818M
    ISBN 109781843312628
    LC Control Number2007026386

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