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Labour in London

Barker, Brian O.B.E

Labour in London

a study in municipal achievement

by Barker, Brian O.B.E

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Published by London Labour Publications in association with Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London (England) -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Brian Barker ; with a foreword by Lord Latham.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21920218M


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