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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited and introduced by Heather Ingman.
ContributionsIngman, Heather, 1953-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18820563M
ISBN 100748611754

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