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Britain since 1939

David Childs

Britain since 1939

progress and decline

by David Childs

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [268]-278) and indexes.

      StatementDavid Childs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.7 .C519 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 294 p. ;
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1103867M
      ISBN 10031212399X
      LC Control Number94028906

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