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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Social History,
  • History / Social History,
  • Historiography,
  • Collective memory,
  • Memory (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10531686M
ISBN 100719060788
ISBN 109780719060786

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