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Published by St. James in Chicago, London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementSally Mitchell, editor ; Michael J. Herr, editorial and research assistant ; advisory editors Josef L. Altholz ... (et al.).
ContributionsMitchell, Sally, 1937-
LC ClassificationsDA550
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,986p. :
Number of Pages986
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22412544M
ISBN 101558621059

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