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British general election of 1955

Hubert S. Gibbs

British general election of 1955

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Published by Graduate School of Boston University, Additional copies available from Boston University Bookstore in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Parliament -- Elections, 1955.,
    • Elections -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hubert S. Gibbs and William J. Newman.
      SeriesBoston University studies in political science ;, no. 2
      ContributionsNewman, William J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN956 .G53 1956
      The Physical Object
      Pagination100, 9 p. ;
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2893782M
      LC Control Number84120318

      After soaring relatively high in British politics, in general election UKIP suffered a sharp drop from its electoral peaks. and by far the least dispropor onal since (Renwick Author: Monika Brusenbauch Meislova.


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