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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English


  • University of Glamorgan -- History.

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Statementedited by Dai Smith and Meic Stephens.
ContributionsSmith, David, 1945-, Stephens, Meic, 1938-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22020146M
ISBN 100708317871, 0708317863

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