The astronaut

cultural mythology and idealised masculinity
  • 224 Pages
  • 2.86 MB
  • English
Cambridge Scholars , Newcastle upon Tyne
Astronautics in mass media, Astronauts, Mascul
Statementby Dario Llinares
LC ClassificationsP96.A792 L56 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25205595M
ISBN 10144383002X
ISBN 139781443830027
LC Control Number2011535089

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