The Spirit of Terrorism and Other Essays

The Spirit of Terrorism and Other Essays
Author : Jean Baudrillard
Publisher : Verso Trade
Total Pages : 79
Release : 2013
ISBN 10 : 9781781680209
ISBN 13 : 1781680205
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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