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Michael Collins

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil war,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Ireland,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10316365M
    ISBN 100297836080
    ISBN 109780297836087


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