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England in the twentieth century (1914-79)

David Thomson

England in the twentieth century (1914-79)

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted in Penguin Books 1991.

StatementDavid Thomson ; with additional material by Geoffrey Warner.
SeriesThe Pelican history of England -- 9
ContributionsWarner, Geoffrey.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 382p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22265835M
ISBN 100140137718


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