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Humour and history

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Published by Intellect in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementpresented by Keith Cameron.
    SeriesIntellect European studies series ;, v. 1
    ContributionsCameron, Keith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6147 .H853 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1224005M
    ISBN 101871516803
    LC Control Number94223951
    OCLC/WorldCa30108719


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