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1939, the last season of peace by Angela Lambert

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • England

Subjects:

  • Upper class -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Girls -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAngela Lambert.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA587 .L29 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 235 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2209761M
ISBN 101555842437
LC Control Number89032213

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