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The Labour Party and taxation

party identity and political purpose in twentieth-century Britain

by R. C. Whiting

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-286) and index.

    StatementRichard Whiting.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18309488M
    ISBN 10052157160X
    LC Control Number00033700

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