Parties and politics in twentieth-century Australia

by Winifred Joyce Mitchell

Publisher: Reed in Terry Hills, N.S.W

Written in English
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  • Political parties -- Australia -- History.,
  • Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.,
  • Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statement[by] Winifred Mitchell.
SeriesNew ways in history
LC ClassificationsJQ4098.A1 M57
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4950349M
ISBN 100589091581
LC Control Number76378482

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