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century of municipal progress 1835-1935 by Harold Joseph Laski

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Local government -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Municipal government -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Harold j. Laski ... W. Ivor Jennings ... [and] William A. Robson ... published under the auspices of the National association of local government officers.
ContributionsJennings, Ivor, Sir, 1903-1965, joint ed., Robson, William Alexander, 1895- joint ed., Halévy, Elie, 1870-1937., National Association of Local Government Officers.
LC ClassificationsJS3065 .L3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [9] - 5ll, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6335077M
LC Control Number36007532

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