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Alchemist of war the life of Basil Liddell Hart by Alex Danchev

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


  • Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, -- Sir, -- 1895-1970,
  • Military scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-355) and index.

StatementAlex Danchev.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 369 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20764751M
ISBN 100297816217

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