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Discourses of community representations of "traditional" working class community in sociology, autobiography andlocal memories by Andrew John Smith

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Phil.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Cultural Studies.

Statementby Andrew John Smith.
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Open LibraryOL13891062M

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