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The international relations of Middle-Earth

Abigail E. Ruane

The international relations of Middle-Earth

learning from The lord of the rings

by Abigail E. Ruane

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory,
  • Philosophy,
  • International relations in literature,
  • International relations,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAbigail E. Ruane and Patrick James
    ContributionsJames, Patrick, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ1242 .R83 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206619M
    ISBN 109780472071821, 9780472051823, 9780472028597
    LC Control Number2012005035

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