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Published by Oxford and District Trades Union Council in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementwritten by members and supporters of Oxford Miners" Support Group ; edited by Alan Thornett.
ContributionsThornett, Alan, 1937-, Oxford Miners" Support Group., Oxford and District Trades Union Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15345329M
ISBN 100951048112
OCLC/WorldCa18779640

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