London in the twentieth century a city and its people by White, Jerry

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  • City and town life -- England -- London.,
  • London (England) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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StatementJerry White.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 526p. :
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15971941M
ISBN 100140275282

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