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Britain and Europe during 1984 a bibliographical guide : an author, title, and chronological index to British primary source material on European integration by Sarah Gifford

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Published by Harvester Microform in Brighton, Sussex, England .
Written in English


  • European Economic Community -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBritain and Europe since 1945.
Statementcompiled by Sarah Gifford.
SeriesHarvester/Primary social sources
LC ClassificationsZ7165.E8 G53 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2752096M
ISBN 100862570360
LC Control Number86103388

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