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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLawrie Reznek
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM871 .R49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566489M
ISBN 109781442206052, 9781442206076
LC Control Number2010016946

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