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From virtue to venality : corruption in the city

Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the problem of corruption in British urban society and politics between 1930 and 1995 -- .

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jones
ISBN: 0719088720 9780719088728
OCLC Number: 871192242
Description: 136 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Perceptions and anxieties 13 --
2 Decline and fall of the civic tradition and civil society 38 --
3 Graft in Glasgow and Labour's ascendancy 1933-68 54 --
4 Rebuilding the North Country: Poulson and Smith 74 --
5 London corruption: the fall of the House of Porter 95.
Responsibility: Peter Jones.

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