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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxiii, 605 p.
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25442986M
ISBN 10039334973X
ISBN 109780393349733

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