Democratisation in Britian Elites, Civil Society and Reform Since 1800 (British Studies) by John Garrard

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / Democracy,
  • Democratization,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • Great Britain,
  • Political activity,
  • Working class

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10553688M
ISBN 100333646398
ISBN 109780333646397

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