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Zizek a very critical introduction by Marcus Pound

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Žižek, Slavoj

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarcus Pound.
LC ClassificationsB4870.Z594 P68 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16796952M
ISBN 109780802860019
LC Control Number2008016066

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