Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Edwin Bacon ; with Matthew Wyman.|
|Series||Contemporary states and societies|
|LC Classifications||DK510.23 B33 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 190 p. :|
|Number of Pages||190|
|ISBN 10||0333772016, 0333772024|
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