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Scottish theatre since the seventies

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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  • Theater -- Scotland -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-224) and index.

    Statementedited by Randall Stevenson and Gavin Wallace.
    ContributionsStevenson, Randall., Wallace, Gavin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17792748M
    ISBN 100748607811
    OCLC/WorldCa35661659


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