British parliamentary democracy by Sydney Dawson Bailey

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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StatementSydney D. Bailey.
LC ClassificationsJN321 .B318 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4550178M
ISBN 100313201951
LC Control Number77018752

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