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Explaining local government local government in Britain since 1800 by J. A. Chandler

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Decentralization in government -- Great Britain,
  • Local government -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Local government -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJ.A. Chandler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS3137 .C38 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 356 p. ;
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22768878M
ISBN 100719067065
ISBN 109780719067068

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