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A sense of placeRegional British television drama, 1956-82$

Lez Cooke

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719086786

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001

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