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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Utopias -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jörn Rüsen, Michael Fehr, Thomas W. Rieger.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsRüsen, Jörn., Fehr, Michael., Rieger, Thomas, 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX806 .T45 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3303641M
ISBN 10157181440X
LC Control Number2004045085

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