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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Chris Winder and Neill Stacey.
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LC ClassificationsRA
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Paginationxx, 602 p. :
Number of Pages602
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Open LibraryOL22607804M
ISBN 100748409181

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