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The Edwardian crisis

Britain, 1901-14

by Powell, David

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1910.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1910-1936.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.

      StatementDavid Powell.
      SeriesBritish history in perspective
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA570 .P69 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL978155M
      ISBN 100333595424, 0333595432, 0312160933
      LC Control Number96015375


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