Government and politics of Northern Ireland by Margery McMahon

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Published by Colourpoint Books in Newtownards, Co. Down .

Written in English

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  • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1994-

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMargery McMahon.
LC ClassificationsJN1572.A58 M35 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3648704M
ISBN 101898392781
LC Control Number2002489721

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