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The classic slum

Manchester Polytechnic. Manchester Studies.

The classic slum

a photographic exhibition depicting life in an Edwardian slum in Salford, based on the book by Robert Roberts.

by Manchester Polytechnic. Manchester Studies.

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Published by Manchester Studies, Manchester Polytechnic in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRoberts, Robert.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15533284M
ISBN 100950690538
OCLC/WorldCa503518820


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