Attlee"s Labour governments, 1945-51 by R. D. Pearce

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967.,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain),
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-83).

Book details

StatementRobert Pearce.
SeriesLancaster pamphlets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA588 .P43 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407366M
ISBN 100415088933
LC Control Number93015764

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