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Modern Britain

Henry Pelling

Modern Britain

1885-1955

by Henry Pelling

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Henry Pelling.
    SeriesNorton library history of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17620728M
    OCLC/WorldCa18387968


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