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Past is a Foreign Country - 85 edition

Past is a Foreign Country (ISBN10: 0521294800; ISBN13: 9780521294805)
ISBN13: 978-0521294805
ISBN10: 0521294800

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521224154
ISBN10: 0521224152

Drawing on the arts, humanities, and social sciences, the author uses sources as diverse as science fiction and psychoanalysis to examine how rebellion against inherited tradition has given rise to the modern cult of preservation and pervasive nostalgia.

Edition/Copyright: 85
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 11/28/1985
International: No

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