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Unsettling sights the fourth world on film by Corinn Columpar

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementCorinn Columpar
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.I49 C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24418712M
ISBN 10080932962X, 0809385732
ISBN 109780809329625, 9780809385737
LC Control Number2009023079

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