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Meanings of Modernity

Britain from the Late-Victorian Era to World War II

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Modernism,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History: World,
  • Culture,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • World - Colonial Studies,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMartin Daunton (Editor), Bernhard Rieger (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8623415M
    ISBN 101859734960
    ISBN 109781859734964

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