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Elites and the wealthy in modern British history

W. D. Rubinstein

Elites and the wealthy in modern British history

essays in social and economic history

by W. D. Rubinstein

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Published by Harvester Press, St. Martin"s Press in Sussex, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementW.D. Rubinstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN400.E4 R8 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 383 p. ;
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2381242M
      ISBN 10031200947X
      LC Control Number87009879

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