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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementDavid J. Cooke, Pamela J. Baldwin and Jacqueline Howison.
ContributionsBaldwin, Pamela J., 1954-, Howison, Jacqueline, 1956-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,147p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22061097M
ISBN 100415097142

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