A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 624 pages
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain presents 33 essays by expert scholars on all the major aspects of the political, social, economic and cultural history of Britain during the late Georgian and Victorian eras.
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