Parties and elections in West Germany
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Parties and elections in West Germany the search for stability by Tony Burkett

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Published by C. Hurst in London .
Written in English



  • Germany (West)


  • Political parties -- Germany (West),
  • Germany (West) -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

StatementTony Burkett.
LC ClassificationsJN3971.A979 B86
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4932955M
ISBN 100903983354
LC Control Number76359801

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