Pressure politics in contemporary Britain by Graham Wootton

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementGraham Wootton.
LC ClassificationsJN329.P7 W67
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Paginationxii, 256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL4556346M
ISBN 100669021679
LC Control Number77026372

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