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London 1900

The Imperial Metropolis (Yale Nota Bene)

by Jonathan Schneer

  • 236 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Local history,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Empire,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9515881M
    ISBN 100300089031
    ISBN 109780300089035

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