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The Worker: Dominion and Form

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The Worker : Dominion and Form. / Costea, Bogdan (Translator); Hemming, Laurence Paul (Editor).

Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, 2017. 232 p.

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Hemming, LP (ed.) 2017, The Worker: Dominion and Form. translated by Bogdan Costea, Northwestern University Press, Evanston, IL.

APA

Costea, B., (TRANS.), & Hemming, L. P. (Ed.) (2017). The Worker: Dominion and Form. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Vancouver

Costea B, Hemming LP, (ed.). The Worker: Dominion and Form. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2017. 232 p.

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Costea, Bogdan ; Hemming, Laurence Paul (Editor). / The Worker : Dominion and Form. Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, 2017. 232 p.

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