Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editors, John T.S. Madeley, Zsolt Enyedi.|
|Contributions||Madeley, John T. S., 1944-, Enyedi, Zsolt.|
|LC Classifications||BR735 .C485 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||245 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||245|
|ISBN 10||0714653942, 0714683299|
|ISBN 10||9780714653945, 9780714683294|
|LC Control Number||2002153289|
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