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Naming the witch

James T. Siegel

Naming the witch

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


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StatementJames Siegel.
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LC ClassificationsGR
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22720501M
ISBN 100804751951


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