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Published by East European Monographs, Distributed by Columbia University Press in [Boulder, Colo.?], New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Janusz Mucha.
SeriesEast European monographs ;, no. 512
ContributionsMucha, Janusz.
LC ClassificationsJC312 .D65 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL395683M
ISBN 10088033410X
LC Control Number98074963

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