Socialism and the Labour Party
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Socialism and the Labour Party the Labour left and domestic policy 1945-1950. by David Rubinstein

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Published by Independent Labour Publications Square One Publications in Leeds .
Written in English


  • Labour Party (Great Britain).

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"-a revised version of an article of the same title first published in David E. Martin nd David Rubinstein (eds)." Ideology and theLabour Movements: essays presented to John Saville" " (London: Croom Helm, 1979) - t.p.

SeriesDiscussion series -- 3.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20690983M

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