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The Crimean war British grand strategy, 1853-56 by Andrew D. Lambert

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, New York .
Written in English


  • Crimean War, 1853-1856.

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StatementAndrew D. Lambert.
SeriesWar, armed forces and society, War, armed forces, and society
LC ClassificationsDK214
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 369 p. :
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17969776M
ISBN 100719029783
LC Control Number89028846

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