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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsMalcolm Jones (Introduction), Jane Kentish (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383854M
ISBN 100192827197
ISBN 109780192827197
OCLC/WorldCa23178832

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