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Understanding popular culture

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Published by Unwin Hyman in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture,
  • Capitalism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Fiske.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB151 .F574 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2187581M
    ISBN 100044454384, 0044454392
    LC Control Number89005720


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