Cultural Studies (Polity Short Introduction) by Chris Rojek

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Published by Polity Press .

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - General,
  • CULTURE,
  • History / Civilization

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7956798M
ISBN 100745636845
ISBN 109780745636849

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