Six Battles that Shaped Europe's Parliament
Offering a look at a series of key battles that contributed to the development of the parliament's powers and influence, this book shows the complex interplay between politics and personalities in the parliament and how internal political divisions at times proved a critical factor in determining outcomes.
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the battle to get in the room
the battle to appoint
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