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Charities in Britain

David Gerard

Charities in Britain

conservatism or change?

by David Gerard

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Bedford Square Press/NCVO in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Charities -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.,
    • Voluntarism -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Gerard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV245 .G43 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2795711M
      ISBN 100719910927
      LC Control Number83224759

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