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Popular theatre in political culture

Britain and Canada in focus

by Tim Prentki

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Published by Intellect in Bristol, UK, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Canada.,
  • Canada,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Theater and society -- Great Britain.,
    • Theater and society -- Canada.,
    • Theater -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203).

      StatementTim Prentki and Jan Selman.
      ContributionsSelman, Jan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN3307.G7 P74 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3965790M
      ISBN 101841500151
      LC Control Number2001270741
      OCLC/WorldCa43580496

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