by John Libbey Pub., Distributed in North America by Indiana University Press in New Barnet, Herts, Bloomington, IN .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||TR849.D55 S64 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 706 p. :|
|Number of Pages||706|
|LC Control Number||2009415658|
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