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The parting years

a British family and the end of empire

by Sheila Bevan

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Radcliffe Press, Distributed in the U.S. by St. Martin"s Press in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Bevan, Sheila.,
    • Bevan family.,
    • Rice family.,
    • Civil service -- Great Britain -- Colonies.,
    • Colonial administrators" spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSheila Bevan.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA17.B48 A3 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3580412M
      ISBN 101860647340
      LC Control Number2002276023
      OCLC/WorldCa48888985

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