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Published by Oxford University Press in South Melbourne, Australia, New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 599-722) and index.

Statementedited by Giselle Byrnes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU408 .N435 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 738 p. :
Number of Pages738
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540103M
ISBN 109780195584714
LC Control Number2010293500

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