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Raffles and the golden opportunity, 1781-1826
Raffles and the golden opportunity, 1781-1826
Glendinning, Victoria2012
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Raffles remains a controversial figure, and in this biography Victoria Glendinning charts his prodigious rise within the social and historical contexts of his world. His domestic and personal life was vivid and shot through with tragedy. His own end was sad, though his fame immortal.
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Imprint:
London : Profile, 2012.
Collation:
xvii, 349 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Variant title:
Spine title: Raffles
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781846686030 (hbk)
Dewey class:
942.073092A942.073092RAF
Language:
English
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BRN:
405753
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