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Muck, silk and socialism

John Platts-Mills

Muck, silk and socialism

recollections of a left-wing Queen"s Counsel

by John Platts-Mills

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Paper in Wedmore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Platts-Mills, John.,
  • Lawyers -- England -- Biography.,
  • Politicians -- England -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Platts-Mills.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD632.P538 A3 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 687 p. :
    Number of Pages687
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22466222M
    ISBN 100953994902

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