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Younghusband The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick French

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Limited .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Imperialism,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th Century Diplomatic History,
  • East Asia - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • British Empire,
  • Historical - British,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Asia,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9213486M
ISBN 100006376010
ISBN 109780006376019

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