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Published by University of Alberta Press in Edmonton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi"
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP173.7 .C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24648938M
ISBN 10074532889X, 0888645570
ISBN 109780745328898, 9780888645579
OCLC/WorldCa4844450


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