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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


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ContributionsMichel Serres (Editor), Michel Authier (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages768
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Open LibraryOL7609001M
ISBN 100631177396
ISBN 109780631177395

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