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Reforming the constitution

debates in twentieth-century Britain

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Peter Catterall, Wolfram Kaiser, and Ulrike Walton-Jordan
    SeriesCass series--British politics and society
    ContributionsCatterall, Peter, 1961-, Kaiser, Wolfram, 1966-, Walton-Jordan, Ulrike, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD3966 .R44 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 304 p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16998707M
    ISBN 100714650560, 0714681075
    LC Control Number00031541

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