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Irish Unionist Parties

Hilda McThomas

Irish Unionist Parties

(a short history).

by Hilda McThomas

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Published by The Author in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based ona series of five articles which appeared in An Phoblacht/Republican News between September and December 1990.

The Physical Object
Pagination55 leaves ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19947371M

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