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Published by Harper & Row in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children -- Australia,
  • Youth -- Australia -- Attitudes

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementShelley Phillips.
SeriesHarper & Row issues in Australian society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ799A8 P64 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. --
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22343718M
ISBN 100063120054
OCLC/WorldCa6846062

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