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Twentieth-century spies

Neil Root

Twentieth-century spies

by Neil Root

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Published by Summersdale in Chichester, West Sussex, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-271).

StatementNeil Root
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUB270 .R545 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24441768M
ISBN 109781849530224
LC Control Number2010398908
OCLC/WorldCa496952741

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