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    Book Author
    Rinku Sen
    Genre Politics & Government , Social Science
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781442963481
    Publisher
    Berrett-Koehler Publishers
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    23-Feb-2009

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