Materiality and Society by Dant

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  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General

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Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL10561756M
ISBN 10033520855X
ISBN 109780335208555

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