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Homosexuality and everyday life in post-war London

Richard Quentin Donald Hornsey

Homosexuality and everyday life in post-war London

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Written in English


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StatementRichard Quentin Donald Hornsey.
SeriesSussex theses ; S 5724
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 244 leaves :
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL16174329M

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