The industries of the Clyde valley during the war by William Robert Scott

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Published by The Clarendon Press, H. Milford in Oxford, London, New York [etc.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Scotland.,
  • Industries -- Scotland.,
  • Scotland -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1973.

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Book details

Other titlesClyde valley during the war, The industries of the.
Statementby W.R. Scott ... and J. Cunnison ...
Series[Carnegie endowment for international peace. Division of economics and history. Economic and social history of the world war. British series]
ContributionsCunnison, James, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC56 .C35 no. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6667487M
LC Control Number24018559
OCLC/WorldCa7778810

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