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A Nation of Shopkeepers

Five Centuries of British Retailing
  • 288 Pages
  • 0.40 MB
  • 7982 Downloads
  • English

I. B. Tauris
Retail sector, Social history, Modern period, c 1500 onwards, History - General History, History, History: World, British Isles, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Europe - Great Britain - General, Industries - Retailing, History / Great Br
ContributionsJohn Benson (Editor), Laura Ugolini (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8627229M
ISBN 101860647081
ISBN 139781860647086

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Nation of shopkeepers. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (OCoLC) Document Type. a “nation of shopkeepers” would appear to be happy to have more customers, so demagogues/politicians might wish to expand the nation’s customer base by building an empire.

Smith cautions us that building an empire just to provide more customers for local businesses is not a. Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds. 12, likes 36 talking about this 51, were here. MUSIC / FOOD / ART / BEER IN LEEDS CITY CENTRE 27 - 37 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG /5().

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Hundreds of thousands for two centuries were consumed under the lash, the sun, and manacles of oppression for the shopkeepers of England who.

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Nation of shopkeepers that we are, neither side of the referendum debate considered the immaterial losses that would be wrought on the next generation by Brexit.

My Dad, post-war Atlanticist and Empire nostalgic as he was, to my constant irritation, would talk about Europe as if it were a continent beyond the Channel to which he didn’t belong.

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Britain - a nation of shopkeepers, suffragettes and Jedi. Fascinating history of the UK's national census In Britain introduced a census and we have since had one every ten years.

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