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Tony Benn

Jad Adams

Tony Benn

a biography

by Jad Adams

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Biteback in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Politicians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-524) and index.

    StatementJad Adams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA591.B36 A23 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 550 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages550
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25062681M
    ISBN 101849540969
    ISBN 109781849540964
    LC Control Number2011431240
    OCLC/WorldCa748641002

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