The economic history of South Wales prior to 1800

by D. J. Davies

Publisher: University of Wales Press Board in Cardiff

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statementby D.J. Davies.
LC ClassificationsHC257.W3 D3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 171 p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6312556M
LC Control Number34034213

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