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The toothpaste of immortality self-construction in the consumer age by ElemГ©r Hankiss

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Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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StatementElemer Hankiss.
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LC ClassificationsBF
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Paginationxvi, 425 p. ;
Number of Pages425
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Open LibraryOL22736344M
ISBN 100801884217

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