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Community Radio In Bolivia The Miners" Radio Station by Alan O"Connor

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English


  • Radio & television industry,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Radio,
  • Radio - History & Criticism,
  • Bolivia,
  • Labor radio stations,
  • Miners

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10971259M
ISBN 100773463925
ISBN 109780773463929

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