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Published by Research Signpost in Trivandrum .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, Isabelle Vilgrain ; co-editor, Jean-Jacques Feige.
ContributionsVilgrain, Isabelle., Research Signpost (Trivandrum, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23645445M
ISBN 10813080090X
LC Control Number2009346472

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