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industrial revolution and the economic world of to-day a study of industrial changes and their effects in Great Britain and of contemporary economic structure by L. W. White

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Industries -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.

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Edition Notes

Statementby L. W. White and E. W. Shanahan.
ContributionsShanahan, E. W. 1882-
LC ClassificationsHC253 .W53
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 378 p.
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6275890M
LC Control Number32016431

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