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


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

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by T.G. Ashplant and Gerry Smyth.
ContributionsAshplant, T. G., Smyth, Gerry, 1961-
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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