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Public opinion polling and politics in Britain

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Published by Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Public opinion -- Great Britain.,
  • Public opinion polls.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997 -- Public opinion.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Broughton.
SeriesContemporary political studies series, Contemporary political studies series (Prentice Hall)
LC ClassificationsHN400.P8 B76 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278673M
ISBN 100134339215
LC Control Number95010435

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