Divorce in England
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Divorce in England a centenary study. by O. R. McGregor

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain. Marriage and Divorce, Royal Commission on.,
  • Marriage -- Great Britain,
  • Divorce -- Great Britain

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LC ClassificationsHQ876 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 220 p.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6253205M
LC Control Number58017037

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