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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-192) and indexes.

Statementedited and introduced by M.E. Grenander.
ContributionsGrenander, M. E. 1918-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1097 .A6 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089656M
ISBN 100803212461
LC Control Number94013761

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