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Poets, politics and the people

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Published by Verso in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementV.G. Kiernan ; edited and introduced by Harvey J. Kaye.
    ContributionsKaye, Harvey J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(256)p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22064523M
    ISBN 100860912450, 0860919579

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