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Britain and the British people

Ernest Barker

Britain and the British people

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Civilization,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Maps on lining-papers.

      Statementby Ernest Barker.
      SeriesThe World to-day
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA110 .B35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p.
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL184633M
      LC Control Numbera 43000991
      OCLC/WorldCa1540688

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