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Business in Britain in the twentieth century

Business in Britain in the twentieth century

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth.
    ContributionsCoopey, R., Lyth, Peter J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC256 .B86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 405 p., [1] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24123478M
    ISBN 100199226008
    ISBN 109780199226009
    LC Control Number2009923178

    Twentieth Century British History, 'Hilton's book is a valuable addition to the field of popular culture and the political culture of consumption because it offers an important chronology for the rise and fall of consumerist organizations in twentieth-century Britain.


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