Great Britain in the 70s.
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Published by Conservative Political Centre in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1964-1979.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCPC. [Publications] no. 495.
LC ClassificationsHN385.5 .H55
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5334093M
ISBN 10085070491X
LC Control Number72187345

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