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Explorations in cultural history

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Published by Pluto Press in London ; Sterling Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culture -- Study and teaching.,
  • Culture -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by T.G. Ashplant and Gerry Smyth.
    ContributionsAshplant, T. G., Smyth, Gerry, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM101 .E97 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6776564M
    ISBN 100745315127, 0745315178
    LC Control Number00009907

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