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The passport : the history of man's most travelled document

Author: Martin Lloyd
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The passport is a document familiar to all, used and recognized worldwide. Yet, how does a passport actually work, and what happens when it doesn't? When was the first passport issued? How can a forged passport be detected, and how did a passport link Lord Palmerston to the attempted assassination of Napoleon III? In this book, Martin Lloyd uses his in-depth experience with H.M. Immigration Service to explore the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Lloyd
ISBN: 9780750929646 0750929642 0750940352 9780750940351
OCLC Number: 59329531
Description: vi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Martin Lloyd.
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This illustrated work tells the story of the passport, from earliest times to the present day. It includes individual stories of the use of false passports and reveals the mechanism of the passport  Read more...

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