RAJAH BROOKE AND THE VICTORIANS*

@article{Middleton2010RAJAHBA,
  title={RAJAH BROOKE AND THE VICTORIANS*},
  author={Alex Middleton},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={53},
  pages={381 - 400}
}
  • A. Middleton
  • Published 27 April 2010
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
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