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measure of Thatcherism

Stephen Edgell

measure of Thatcherism

a sociology of Britain

by Stephen Edgell

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Published by HarperCollins Academic in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Great Britain.,
    • Voting -- Great Britain.,
    • Public opinion -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-258) and indexes.

      StatementStephen Edgell & Vic Duke.
      ContributionsDuke, Vic.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN956 .E34 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1864701M
      ISBN 100043012477, 0043012485
      LC Control Number90022649

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