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The glittering illusion

Sheldon Vanauken

The glittering illusion

English sympathy for the Southern Confederacy

by Sheldon Vanauken

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Published by Churchman in Worthing .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p170-182.

Statementby Sheldon Vanauken ; with a foreword by Lord Beloff.
The Physical Object
Pagination182p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15368810M
ISBN 10185093083X
OCLC/WorldCa59888487

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