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Empire Day 1896 to 1958 an historical review of the origin and aims of the Empire Day Movement with a case studyof its impact on Ireland and Northern Ireland. by David Howden Hume

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Published by The Author] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. A. (Modern and Contemporary History)) - University of Ulster, 1990.

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Paginationiv, 70p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13937503M

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