Modern Britain 1870-1939 by David Churchill Somervell

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Published by Methuen in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

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Statementby D. C. Somervell. With 7 maps
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16783725M

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