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Questions of power

Bill Luckin

Questions of power

electricity and environment in inter-war Britain

by Bill Luckin

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-195) and index.

      StatementBill Luckin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.G7 L83 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1871616M
      ISBN 100719033020
      LC Control Number90031179

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