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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
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  • Local history -- Study and teaching,
  • Oral history -- Study and teaching,
  • Oral history -- Methodology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150) and index.

StatementDiane Skiffington Dickson, ... [et al.].
ContributionsDickson, Diane Skiffington.
LC ClassificationsLB1581 .O73 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17923256M
ISBN 109780325008530
LC Control Number2006022672

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