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British regional development since World War 1

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Regional economics.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century -- Regional disparities.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher M. Law.
      SeriesProblems in modern geography, Problems in modern geography (Newton Abbot, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256 .L39x 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3006028M
      ISBN 100715379747
      LC Control Number84673285


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