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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBernard N. Schumacher
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD444 .S3936 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411600M
ISBN 109780521769327, 9780521171199
LC Control Number2010030606

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