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Published by Ian Allen Ltd in London .
Written in English


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StatementJ. Joyce, J.S. King and A.G. Newman.
ContributionsKing, J. S., Newman, A. G.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21339010M

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