In Near Ruins

Cultural Theory at the End of the Century by Nicholas B. Dirks

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Written in English
Cover of: In Near Ruins | Nicholas B. Dirks
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  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Culture,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • New Age,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8070276M
ISBN 100816631220
ISBN 109780816631223

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