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Published by Greenleaf in Sheffield .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-358) and indexes.

Statementcontributing editor, René Jorna.
ContributionsJorna, René J.
LC ClassificationsT212 .S87 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22742870M
ISBN 101874719993
ISBN 109781874719991

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