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history of Ruskin College

Harold Pollins

history of Ruskin College

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Published by Ruskin College Library in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ruskin College (Oxford) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 67-70.

    Statementby Harold Pollins.
    SeriesRuskin College Library occasional publication -- no. 3
    ContributionsRuskin College (Oxford)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLF741.R/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18635216M


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