Holkham estate in the nineteenth century
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Holkham estate in the nineteenth century with special reference to farm building and agricultural improvement. by Susanna Wade Martins

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of Social Studies, 1975.

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Open LibraryOL13845566M

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