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Perspectives on Global Culture (Issues in Cultural and Media Studies)

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Performing Arts / Mass Media,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Intercultural communication,
  • Mass media,
  • Mass media and culture,
  • Political aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10561737M
ISBN 100335205704
ISBN 109780335205707

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