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Madagascar, past and present with considerations as to the political and commercial interests of Great Britain and France : and as to the progress of Christian civilisation by Resident

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Published by R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Madagascar -- History,
  • Madagascar -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Madagascar,
  • Madagascar -- Foreign relations -- France,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- Madagascar

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby a resident
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Paginationviii, 256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14021242M

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