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Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf .
Written in English

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StatementAnne Samson.
SeriesModern Cultural Theorists Series
The Physical Object
Pagination(272)p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15153573M
ISBN 100710813449

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