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The civilization of the crowd

J. M. Golby

The civilization of the crowd

popular culture in England 1750-1900

by J. M. Golby

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Published by Batsford Academic and Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Popular culture,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p203-204. - Includes index

    StatementJ. M. Golby and A. W. Purdue
    ContributionsPurdue, A. W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23758627M
    ISBN 10071341412


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