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Published by C. Knight in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Local government -- Great Britain -- Case studies.,
  • Public administration -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[by] J. W. Glendinning [and] R. E. H. Bullock; edited by J. G. Arthur; with a foreword by J. W. Humble.
ContributionsBullock, R. E. H., joint author.
LC ClassificationsJS3161 .G56
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5465713M
ISBN 100853141452
LC Control Number73168543

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