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- Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
- Seitenzahl: 480
- Erscheinungstermin: 08.05.2008
- ISBN-13: 9780470691090
- Artikelnr.: 38183440
Part II: The Nineteenth Century:.
Part III: The Twentieth Century:.
Part V: The Cultural Turn in Other Fields:
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