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  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press; New edition with a New preface by the author edition (August 24, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780691138732
  • ISBN-13: 978-0691138732
  • ASIN: 0691138737
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.7 x 8.9 inches
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