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Published by Sage Publications in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Culture -- Philosophy.,
  • Sociology -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Tim Edwards.
ContributionsEdwards, Tim, 1963-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM621 .C85364 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20007355M
ISBN 100761948635, 0761948627
ISBN 109780761948636, 9780761948629
LC Control Number2006927142

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