By Ian R. Taylor, Karen Evans, Penny Fraser
A story of 2 towns is a research of 2 significant towns, Manchester and Sheffield. Drawing at the paintings of significant theorists, the authors discover the standard lifestyles, making contributions to our realizing of the defining actions of lifestyles.
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