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Sleepless Spain by Victor Alba

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Published by Cobbett Press in London .
Written in English


  • Spain -- Politics and government -- 1939-1975.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Victor Alba ; translated by Charles Duff.
The Physical Object
Pagination207p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18947730M

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