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The historian, television and television history

The historian, television and television history

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Published by University of Luton Press in Luton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television and history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Graham Roberts and Philip M. Taylor in honour of Nicholas Pronay.
    ContributionsRoberts, Graham, 1957-, Taylor, Philip M., Pronay, Nicholas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.56 .H57 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18727176M
    ISBN 101860205860
    LC Control Number2002318439


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