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The Making of Modern London

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Published by Random House UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9270390M
    ISBN 100091920043
    ISBN 109780091920043

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