Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-223) and index.
|Statement||edited by Timothy Chesters.|
|Contributions||Chesters, Timothy, 1976-|
|LC Classifications||HD1251 .L36 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 229 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||229|
|LC Control Number||2009419745|
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