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Democracy, capitalism, and empire in late Victorian Britain, 1885-1910

E. Spencer Wellhofer

Democracy, capitalism, and empire in late Victorian Britain, 1885-1910

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Published by Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Democracy -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1910.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-257) and index.

      StatementE. Spencer Wellhofer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA560 .W3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807028M
      ISBN 100333643135, 0312129165
      LC Control Number95043678

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