The Politics of literacy

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Published by Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative in London .

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Statementedited by Martin Hoyles.
ContributionsHoyles, Martin., Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative.
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Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL22492342M
ISBN 100904613283

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