De Gaulle"s Republic

by Philip Maynard Williams

Publisher: Longmans in [London]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 279 Downloads: 567
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  • France,
  • Algeria


  • Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Algeria -- History -- 1945-

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Philip M. Williams and Martin Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, Martin, joint author., France.
LC ClassificationsDC412 .W5
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 279 p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5793440M
LC Control Number60004868

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