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British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970

Bos, N., 2015, Groningen: University of Groningen, SOM research school. 274 p.

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APA

Bos, N. (2015). British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970. Groningen: University of Groningen, SOM research school.

Author

Bos, Nikita. / British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970. Groningen : University of Groningen, SOM research school, 2015. 274 p.

Harvard

Bos, N 2015, 'British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970', Doctor of Philosophy, University of Groningen, Groningen.

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British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970. / Bos, Nikita.

Groningen : University of Groningen, SOM research school, 2015. 274 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

Vancouver

Bos N. British Failure? Britain’s Relative Economic Decline in an International Context 1935-1970. Groningen: University of Groningen, SOM research school, 2015. 274 p.


BibTeX

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