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Forbidden Laughter

Popular Humor and the Limits of Repression in Nineteenth-Century Prussia (Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany)

by Mary Lee Townsend

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Political oppression & persecution,
  • Popular literature,
  • Political Repression,
  • Satire And Humor,
  • Sociology,
  • Prussia,
  • German literature,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • German wit and humor,
  • 19th century,
  • Germany,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633716M
    ISBN 10047210330X
    ISBN 109780472103300


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