A passion for cultural studies

by Ben Highmore

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 151 Downloads: 191
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-142) and index.

Statementby Ben Highmore
LC ClassificationsHM623 .H54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24562732M
ISBN 101403997179, 1403997187
ISBN 109781403997173, 9781403997180
LC Control Number2009281230

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