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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History -- Sources,
  • Decolonization -- History -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- Sources,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964 -- Sources

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Ronald Hyam.
SeriesBritish documents on the end of empire., v. 2
ContributionsHyam, Ronald., University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA18 .L23 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1134645M
ISBN 100112905218, 0112905226, 0112905234, 0112905242
LC Control Number94101155

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