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A note on computer searches of newspapers. / Soothill, Keith; Grover, Christopher.

In: Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 3, 08.1997, p. 591-596.

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Soothill, Keith ; Grover, Christopher. / A note on computer searches of newspapers. In: Sociology. 1997 ; Vol. 31, No. 3. pp. 591-596.

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