Life and commerce in Britain

an approach to social geography by Walter D. Wright

Publisher: Dent in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 212 Downloads: 945
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Subjects:

  • Human geography,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce

Edition Notes

Includes index

Statementby Walter D. Wright
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14532796M

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