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Contemporary Spanish culture

TV, fashion, art, and film

by Paul Julian Smith

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Published by Polity, Blackwell in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, Spanish -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementPaul Julian Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX562 .S65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17078215M
    ISBN 100745630529, 0745630537
    LC Control Number2002034576

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