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Shibusa - Extracting Beauty

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Shibusa - Extracting Beauty. / Adkins, Monty (Editor); Dickens, Pip (Editor).

Huddersfield : University of Huddersfield Press, 2012. 144 p.

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Harvard

Adkins, M & Dickens, P (eds) 2012, Shibusa - Extracting Beauty. University of Huddersfield Press, Huddersfield.

APA

Adkins, M., & Dickens, P. (Eds.) (2012). Shibusa - Extracting Beauty. University of Huddersfield Press.

Vancouver

Adkins M, (ed.), Dickens P, (ed.). Shibusa - Extracting Beauty. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press, 2012. 144 p.

Author

Adkins, Monty (Editor) ; Dickens, Pip (Editor). / Shibusa - Extracting Beauty. Huddersfield : University of Huddersfield Press, 2012. 144 p.

Bibtex

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