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Critical theory

a very short introduction

by Stephen Eric Bronner

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-121) and index.

    StatementStephen Eric Bronner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM480 .B76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24880658M
    ISBN 109780199730070
    LC Control Number2010027472

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