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Britain without Thatcher

Robert Hutchison

Britain without Thatcher

five tasks for the 90s

by Robert Hutchison

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Published by Hebden Royd in Hebden Bridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social andLiberal Democrats.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Hutchison, Simon Head ; with a foreword by Lord Grimond.
    SeriesHebden Royd pamphlet -- no.6
    ContributionsHead, Simon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15371441M
    ISBN 101851870881
    OCLC/WorldCa20996214


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