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Administrative politics in British government

Andrew Gray

Administrative politics in British government

by Andrew Gray

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Published by John Spiers in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Gray and William I. Jenkins.
ContributionsJenkins, William I.
The Physical Object
Pagination259p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21257404M
ISBN 100312004613

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