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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Reference,
  • Office management,
  • Organization,
  • Popular culture,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTony Osborne
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5547 .O73 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25198023M
ISBN 109780313385759, 9780313385766
LC Control Number2012002310

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