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The Mad, the bad andthe different

essays in honor of Simon Dinitz

by

  • 325 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books], Gower [distributor] in Lexington, Mass, (Aldershot) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and criminals -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Israel L. Barak-Glantz, C. Ronald Huff.
    ContributionsBarak-Glantz, Israel L., Hulf, C. Ronald., Dinitz, Simon, 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6028
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv,280p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21586061M
    ISBN 100669039977

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