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Tory pride and prejudice

McManus, Michael

Tory pride and prejudice

the Conservative Party and homosexual law reform

by McManus, Michael

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Published by Biteback Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Conservative Party (Great Britain),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-319) and index.

    StatementMichael McManus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.8.G7 M36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25222821M
    ISBN 101849540799
    ISBN 109781849540797
    LC Control Number2011535835
    OCLC/WorldCa751804931


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