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businessman"s guide to Britain 1956

businessman"s guide to Britain 1956

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
ContributionsEconomistIntelligence Unit.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20547261M

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Read more about this on Questia. Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy ( est. pop. 65,,), 94, sq mi (, sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. With over a half-million copies already sold, The Oxford History of Britain is considered the classic single-volume history of the British Isles. Covering two thousand years of British history, the book tells the story of Britain and her peoples from the coming of the Roman legions to the present day. Here ten distinguished contributors including Peter Salway, John Blair, John S. Morrill, and 4/5(2).

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