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Everyday aesthetics by Yuriko Saito

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-268) and index.

StatementYuriko Saito
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LC ClassificationsBH39 .S24 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
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Open LibraryOL24453248M
ISBN 100199575673
ISBN 109780199575671
LC Control Number2010278103
OCLC/WorldCa441191695

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