Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
MASS-OBSERVATION AT THE MOVIES (Author)
SHERIDAN, DOROTHY (Author)
RICHARDS, JEFFREY (Author)
Routledge and Kegan Paul (Publisher)
Production date
1987
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: viii, 477p.

Catalogue number
LBY 90 / 1086

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