Britain, 1945-1970

by L. A. Monk

Publisher: Bell in London

Written in English
Cover of: Britain, 1945-1970 | L. A. Monk
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    • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
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      Statement[by] L. A. Monk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA588 .M63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 416 p. :
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4589896M
      ISBN 100713518979
      LC Control Number77351986

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