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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Simin Davoudi, Jenny Crawford and Abid Mehmood.|
|Contributions||Davoudi, Simin., Crawford, Jenny., Mehmood, Abid.|
|LC Classifications||HT391 .P5443 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009009652|
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