Class, party, and the political system in Britain, 1867-1914 by John Belchem

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  • Political parties -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Social classes -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1936.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-97) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Belchem.
SeriesHistorical Association studies
LC ClassificationsDA560 .B39 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1848931M
LC Control Number90000278

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