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The Conservative Party leadership of John Major, 1992-1997 by Timothy Heppell

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Major, John Roy, -- 1943-,
  • Conservative Party (Great Britain),
  • Political leadership -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTimothy Heppell.
LC ClassificationsJN1129.C7 H45 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22743007M
ISBN 100773455817

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