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Volunteer, community and society

Conference on the Volunteer, Community and Society (1974 London)

Volunteer, community and society

a one-day conference at the Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, London, on Friday, March 8th, 1974.

by Conference on the Volunteer, Community and Society (1974 London)

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Published by The Volunteer Centre in London .
Written in English

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