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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa, AL .
Written in English


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StatementJames R. Giles.
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LC ClassificationsPS
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Paginationxv, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
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Open LibraryOL22727450M
ISBN 100817315020

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