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The Actor and the Spectator: Foundations of the Theory of Human Action (Key Texts) Paperback – February 1, 1998

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  • Series: Key Texts
  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Thoemmes Pr (February 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1855065576
  • ISBN-13: 978-1855065574
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,120,443 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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