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The British empire: can it be long maintained in all its integrity under the unrestricted and unreciprocated free-trade (rather, free imports) policy? by Senex a True Conservative.

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Published by W. Ridgway in London .
Written in English


  • Free trade -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Commercial policy.

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StatementBy Senex. A true conservative ...
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., xv, [1], 369, [1] p.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22862379M

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