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The Culture of Beauty

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Published by Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning in Farmington Hills, MI .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementLaurie Willis, book editor
SeriesGlobal viewpoints
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination214 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24592484M
ISBN 100737749296
ISBN 109780737749298
OCLC/WorldCa607477102

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