The social and industrial history of Scotland, from the Union to the present time. by Mackinnon, James

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  • Industries -- Scotland -- History,
  • Scotland -- Social conditions,
  • Scotland -- Economic conditions

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LC ClassificationsHC257 S4 M32
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Pagination298 p.
Number of Pages298
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Open LibraryOL23330879M

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