- Paperback: 326 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 17, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1611320860
- ISBN-13: 978-1611320862
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,852,474 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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