Freudian left and the theory of cultural revolution
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Published by University College, London in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Lasch.
SeriesFreud Memorial inaugural lectures -- 1981
ContributionsUniversity College, London.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13951512M

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