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From blackmail to treason

Louis Ducloux

From blackmail to treason

political crime and corruptionin France, 1920-1940

by Louis Ducloux

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Du chantage a` la trahison." Paris : Gallimard, 1955.

Statementtranslated (from the French) by Ronald Matthews.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.,22cm
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17208276M

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