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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Social history -- Historiography.,
  • Culture -- Historiography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Aletta Biersack ... [et al.] ; edited and with an introduction by Lynn Hunt.
SeriesStudies on the history of society and culture -- [6], Studies on the history of society and culture -- [6]
ContributionsBiersack, Aletta., Hunt, Lynn Avery.
LC ClassificationsHN13 .N48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17776489M
ISBN 100520064283, 0520064291

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