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Festivity and social change.

Helen Wood

Festivity and social change.

by Helen Wood

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Published by Polytechnic of the South Bank Dept. of Social Sciences in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsPolytechnic of the South Bank. Social Sciences Department.
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Open LibraryOL14532882M

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