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Published by Heinemann Educational, Institute of Contemporary British History in Oxford [England], Portsmouth, NH, [England] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- History -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- sources

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Other titlesBritain in the 20th century
Statementedited by Lawrence Butler and Harriet Jones.
ContributionsButler, L. J., Jones, Harriet., Institute of Contemporary British History.
LC ClassificationsDA566.7 .B663 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL880219M
ISBN 100435319248, 0435319256, 0435319221, 043531923X
LC Control Number95167759

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