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Prime ministers and Whitehall, 1960-74

Jon Davis

Prime ministers and Whitehall, 1960-74

by Jon Davis

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Published by Hambledon Continuum in London ; New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain,
  • Civil service -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[233]-242) and index.

    StatementJon Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN405 .D38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16706284M
    ISBN 101847251692
    ISBN 109781847251695
    LC Control Number2008378191

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