6 edition of The age of transition: Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries found in the catalog.
The age of transition: Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
D. F. Macdonald
by Macmillan, St. Martin"s P. in London, Melbourne [etc.], New York
Bibliography: p. 227-233.
|Statement||[by] D. F. Macdonald.|
|LC Classifications||DA530 .M2 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 249 p.|
|Number of Pages||249|
|LC Control Number||67011555|
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