A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013. / Smith, Graham.

In: Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History, No. 3/2013, 01.12.2013, p. 93-129.

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A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013. / Smith, Graham.

In: Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History, No. 3/2013, 01.12.2013, p. 93-129.

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Smith, G 2013, 'A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013', Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History, no. 3/2013, pp. 93-129.

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Smith, G. (2013). A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013. Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History, (3/2013), 93-129.

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Smith G. A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013. Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History. 2013 Dec 1;(3/2013):93-129.

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Smith, Graham. / A short history of the Oral History Society, c. 1973–2013. In: Wrocław Yearbook of Oral History. 2013 ; No. 3/2013. pp. 93-129.

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