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Published by SSC Publications in Castletown .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Papers read at the 40th annual summer school of the Social Study Conference in University of Ulster at Magee College Derry City, 1st-5th August 1992.

Statementedited by Paul Lindsay.
ContributionsLindsay, Paul.
The Physical Object
Pagination106p. ;
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21721486M

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