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Victorian music hall. by Open University. Great Britain 1750-1950: Sources and Historiography Course Team.

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

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SeriesGreat Britain 1750-1950 : sources and historiography -- programme 9, A401 -- 9, Great Britain 1750-1950 -- programme 9.
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Open LibraryOL14249465M

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