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Paradoxes of Power

Reflections on the Thatcher Interlude (Societas)

by Alfred Sherman

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Imprint Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Government - International,
  • Political History,
  • Chronological Period/1980"s,
  • Cultural Region/British Isles,
  • History / General History,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Political Science/General,
  • Political Science/Government - International,
  • Political Science/History & Theory - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMark Garnett (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9496419M
    ISBN 101845400925
    ISBN 109781845400927
    OCLC/WorldCa148973126

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