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7 edition of Folk culture in a world of technology found in the catalog.

Folk culture in a world of technology

by Hermann Bausinger

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (West)
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore.,
    • Popular culture.,
    • Civilization, Modern.,
    • Folklore -- Germany (West),
    • Popular culture -- Germany (West)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHermann Bausinger ; translated by Elke Dettmer.
      SeriesFolklore studies in translation
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR40 .B3313 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 187 p. :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2195918M
      ISBN 100253311276
      LC Control Number89015492

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