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A history of Britain, 1900-1939.

John Ray

A history of Britain, 1900-1939.

by John Ray

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCommonwealth and international library. C.S.E. history division
The Physical Object
Pagination161p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14897493M
ISBN 100082033366
OCLC/WorldCa1144534

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