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Writing local history

David Dymond

Writing local history

a practical guide

by David Dymond

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Published by Phillimore for the British Association for Local History in Chichester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., London: Bedford Square Press, 1981.

StatementDavid Dymond.
ContributionsBritish Association for Local History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22637621M
ISBN 100850336953
OCLC/WorldCa32149466

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