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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-240) and index.

StatementRohan Gunaratna, Arabinda Acharya, and Wang Pengxin
ContributionsAcharya, Arabinda, Pengxin, Wang
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6433.C55 G86 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419557M
ISBN 109780230103054
LC Control Number2009043571

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