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The People of England

Maurice Ashley

The People of England

A Short Social and Economic History

by Maurice Ashley

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England,
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain - History,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945409M
    ISBN 100807111058
    ISBN 109780807111055


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