British prime ministers in the twentieth century edited by John P. Mackintosh.

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Published by St. Martin"s Press, 1977-78. in New York .

Written in English

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ERIN has v. 1 only. SCAR v. 2 has imprint: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Includes bibliography.

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ContributionsMackintosh, John P.
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL21710629M

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