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Life in Britain between the wars

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Published by Batsford, Putnam in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] L. C. B. Seaman.
      SeriesEnglish life series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .S4 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5517762M
      ISBN 100713414626
      LC Control Number73523433


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