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Ideal Homes: Uncovering the History and Design of the Interwar Home

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Ideal Homes : Uncovering the History and Design of the Interwar Home. / Sugg Ryan, Deborah.

Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020. 360 p.

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Sugg Ryan D. Ideal Homes: Uncovering the History and Design of the Interwar Home. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. 360 p.

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Sugg Ryan, Deborah. / Ideal Homes : Uncovering the History and Design of the Interwar Home. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020. 360 p.

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