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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Cheryl LaGuardia and Barbara A. Mitchell.
SeriesThe new library series ;, [no. 1]
ContributionsLaGuardia, Cheryl., Mitchell, Barbara A.
LC ClassificationsZ678.9.A1 F56 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 478 p. :
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL702653M
ISBN 101555702902
LC Control Number97051663

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