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Published by VUB University Press in Brussels .
Written in English

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StatementMarijke Mollaert, Sven Hebbelinck, Jürgen Haase (eds.).
LC ClassificationsTP
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20127224M
ISBN 109054873213

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