Welsh rural communities by David Jenkins

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Statementby D. Jenkins [et al] ed. by E. Davies and A.D. Rees.
ContributionsDavies, Elwyn., Rees, Alwyn.
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Pagination254p.
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL13657269M

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OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, plates, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Aberporth: a study of a coastal village in South Cardiganshire / by David Jenkins --Tregaron: the sociology of a market town in central Cardiganshire / by Emrys Jones --Aberdaron: the social geography of a small region in the Llyn Peninsula / by T.

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