Burning books by Matthew Fishburn

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .

Written in English

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  • Book burning -- History

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StatementMatthew Fishburn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ659 .F57 2008
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxix, 219 p., [8] p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16755170M
ISBN 100230553281
ISBN 109780230553286
LC Control Number2008015881

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