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Aspects of English culture

Peter Milward

Aspects of English culture

by Peter Milward

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Published by Hokuseido Press in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Milward ; edited with notes by Masahiko Takizawa.
    ContributionsTakizawa, Masahiko, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [2], 124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19084164M
    ISBN 104590007258

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