Obscene the history of an indignation. by Marcuse, Ludwig

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Published by MacGibbon & Kee in London .

Written in English

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  • Erotic literature.,
  • Literature and morals.,
  • Censorship.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTranslated from the German by Karen Gershon.
LC ClassificationsHQ471 .M3513
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14123052M
LC Control Number67122867

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