The Good People

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Amanda Bell is a freelance editor living in Dublin. Best wishes Chris Hello Cathy, Just to let you know the sculpture arrived safely yesterday. Compared to many other democracies, institutional and procedural reform in the British political system has been very slow, gradual and piecemeal. It is a cultural and critical apparatus by-and-large suspicious of "foreignness" in the arts and (despite its financial aid to various regional arts councils) it insistently defends the unifying influence of a central authority in London.

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Publisher: Blackstaff Pr (February 1985)

ISBN: 0856403156

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