Exploding The Western Myths Of Empire On The Postmodern Frontier (Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities) by Sara L. Spurgeon

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .

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Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Sociology,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Southwestern States

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9654948M
ISBN 101585444030
ISBN 109781585444038

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