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Some aspects of the political geography of community councils in Scotland.

Martin, Tony

Some aspects of the political geography of community councils in Scotland.

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Published by University of Strathclyde, Dept. of Geography in Glasgow .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch seminar series / University of Strathclyde, Department of Geography -- No.11, Research seminar series -- No.11.
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Open LibraryOL13777762M

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