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Are British regions neglected?

Seminar on British Regional History (1990 Oxford)

Are British regions neglected?

proceedings of the seminar held at Rowley House, Oxford, 5th May 1990

by Seminar on British Regional History (1990 Oxford)

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Published by Humberside Polytechnic in Hull .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statementintroduction by Asa Briggs ; [text edited by J.D. Marshall].
SeriesThe journal of regional and local studies -- Vol.10, no.2
ContributionsBriggs, Asa, 1921-, Marshall, J. D. 1919-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20011250M

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