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The consuming society. by Angus Maude

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Published by Conservative Political Centre in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Political science

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Edition Notes

SeriesCPC [Publications] no. 382
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN1129.C7 M36
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5646409M
ISBN 100850703824
LC Control Number68081401
OCLC/WorldCa458532

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