Modern England, its problems and peculiarities.

  • 224 Pages
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  • English
M. Kellerer , München
England -- Civilization -- 20th century., Great Britain -- Politics and government., Great Britain -- Colo


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StatementVon studienrat dr. Reinhold Schmidt ...
SeriesHandbücher des angelsächsischen kulturkreises
LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .S34
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6507020M
LC Control Number46032555

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