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Tony Benn

Jenkins, Robert

Tony Benn

a political biography

by Jenkins, Robert

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Published by Writers and Readers Pub. Cooperative in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Benn, Tony, 1925-,
    • Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert Jenkins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA591.B36 J46 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination291 p., viii p. of plates :
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3855367M
      ISBN 100906495350
      LC Control Number81174564

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