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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Gladstone, W. E. 1809-1898.,
  • Liberal Party (Great Britain) -- Biography.,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index.

StatementH.C.G. Matthew.
SeriesOxford lives
LC ClassificationsDA563.4 .M38 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398248M
ISBN 100192821229
LC Control Number87028164

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