The British; a portrait of a people by Glyn, Anthony Sir, bart.

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Published by Putnam in New York .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain


  • National characteristics, British.,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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Statementby Anthony Glyn.
LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .G55 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5446443M
LC Control Number73127717

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