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History, historians, and conservatism in Britain and America

from the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

by Reba N. Soffer

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historians -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conservatism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementReba N. Soffer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.2 S64 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18736771M
    ISBN 109780199208111
    LC Control Number2008036350

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