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Political possibilities for the People of Northern Ireland

Norman Gibson

Political possibilities for the People of Northern Ireland

a talk by Professor Norman Gibson, of the New University of Ulster to the Irish Association at Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast, Wednesday 26th July 1972.

by Norman Gibson

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Published by Irish Association in [Belfast?] .
Written in English


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ContributionsIrish Association for Cultural, Economic and Social Relations.
The Physical Object
Pagination9p. ;
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Open LibraryOL21461314M

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