Political scandals and causes célèbres since 1945 an international reference compendium

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Published by Longman Group UK Ltd., Published in the USA and Canada by St. James Press in Harlow, Essex, U.K, Chicago, Ill., USA .

Written in English

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  • Political corruption -- Case studies.

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Includes index.

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Statementcontributors, Louis Allen ... [et al.].
SeriesLongman current affairs
ContributionsAllen, Louis, 1922-1991.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF1525.C66 P66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 478 p. ;
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1783008M
ISBN 10058203065X, 1558620095
LC Control Number89176675

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