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Published by Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


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Statementby Rebecca Farley with Stephen Cashman.
ContributionsCashman, Stephen., University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Department of Historical & Critical Studies.
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Open LibraryOL19000546M

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