Class and culture: the cases of Kırıkkale and Ankara.

Erbaş, Hayriye


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Citation Formats
H. Erbaş, “Class and culture: the cases of Kırıkkale and Ankara.,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1994.