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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield USA .
Written in English


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StatementErrol P. Mendes... [et al.] editors.
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL57449M
ISBN 100754611736
LC Control Number99073698

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