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Politics and literature in the eighteenth century

H. T. Dickinson

Politics and literature in the eighteenth century

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century.,
  • Political science -- Literary collections.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xxiii-xxiv.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1111.P6 D5, PR1111 P6 D5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 234 p.;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21463935M
    ISBN 100460101978, 0460111973

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