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Published by Croom Helm in association with the Open University Press in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Popular culture -- Great Britain.,
  • Popular culture.,
  • Recreation -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Bernard Waites, Tony Bennett, and Graham Martin.
SeriesOpen University set book
ContributionsWaites, Bernard., Bennett, Tony, 1947-, Martin, Graham, 1927-
LC ClassificationsDA110 .P66 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2349833M
ISBN 100709919093
LC Control Number86673479

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