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Twilight of Empire

memoirs of Prime Minister Clement Attlee

by Williams, Francis

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Attlee, C. R. 1883-1967.,
    • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- Biography.,
    • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementas set down by Francis Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA585.A8 F7 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4719080M
      ISBN 100313204500
      LC Control Number78005918

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From Book 1: AN EMPIRE IN DECLINE. Centurion Aurelius Castus – once a soldier in the elite legions of the Danube – believes his glory days are over, as he finds himself in the cold, grey wastes of northern Britain, battling to protect an empire in decline.

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