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The weary titan

Britain and the experience of relative decline, 1895-1905

by Aaron L. Friedberg

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1901-1910,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1837-1901,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy,
    • Great Britain -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAaron L. Friedberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA570 .F75 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 329 p. :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2033963M
      ISBN 100691055327
      LC Control Number88009937

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