Poverty and the state

by Slater, Gilbert

Publisher: Constable in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 480 Downloads: 499
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  • Public welfare -- Great Britain,
  • Social problems,
  • Charities -- Great Britain,
  • Poor -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Statementby Gilbert Slater.
LC ClassificationsHV245 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 480 p.
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6750828M
LC Control Number30031292

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