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Britain since 1939

David Childs

Britain since 1939

progress and decline

by David Childs

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    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 and index.

    StatementDavid Childs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23834419M
    ISBN 100333486811


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