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Published by Hutchinson in London, Dover, NH .
Written in English



  • England


  • Cities and towns -- England -- History.,
  • Cities and towns -- England -- Growth -- History.,
  • Urbanization -- England -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Peter Clark.
ContributionsClark, Peter, 1944-
LC ClassificationsHT133 .T73 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination359 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3023958M
ISBN 100091546117
LC Control Number85004253

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