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A short history of Western performance space

by David Wiles

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Europe -- History.,
    • Theaters -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index.

      StatementDavid Wiles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2570 .W56 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3683741M
      ISBN 100521813247, 0521012740
      LC Control Number2003043815

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