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Change and decline in a mining locality

Alan Harpur

Change and decline in a mining locality

by Alan Harpur

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Published by University of Durham, Department of Geography in Durham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Harpur.
SeriesGraduate discussion paper -- No. 21
ContributionsUniversity of Durham. Department of Geography.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13961569M

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