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German Culture and the Uncomfortable Past

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Published by Ashgate Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fascism & Nazism,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • German literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • National socialism in literatu,
  • National socialism in literature,
  • German

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10826781M
    ISBN 100754601129
    ISBN 109780754601128

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