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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France,
  • Paris

Subjects:

  • Opera -- France -- Paris -- 19th century.,
  • Opera -- Social aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-491) and index.

Statementby Anselm Gerhard ; translated by Mary Whittall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1727.8.P2 G3813 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 503 p. :
Number of Pages503
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL698595M
ISBN 100226288579
LC Control Number97046199

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