The king"s government a study of the growth of the central administration by R. H. Gretton

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Published by G. Bell & Sons in London .

Written in English

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Authorities quoted: p. 139-140.

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Statementby R.H. Gretton
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL24156009M
LC Control Numbera 14001497

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