1 edition of Taking the long view found in the catalog.
Taking the long view
R. W. Kilborn
Includes bibliographical references (p. -197) and index.
|LC Classifications||PN1992.8.D6 K55 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||201 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||201|
|ISBN 10||0719078644, 0719078652|
|ISBN 10||9780719078644, 9780719078651|
|LC Control Number||2011280024|
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