by Centre of East Anglian Studies, University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Malcolm J. Moseley.|
|Contributions||Moseley, Malcolm J.|
|LC Classifications||HN398.N56 S63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, vii, 192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||79303120|
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