Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-362) and index.
|Statement||Josefina G. Tayag, Leothiny Clavel, editors|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 394 p. :|
|Number of Pages||394|
|LC Control Number||2011308545|
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