Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-203) and index
|Statement||Regina Aguirre de Riojas, Elfriede de Pöll ; [English translation: Agneta Eikelenboom, Diana de Padilla, Sally Evans]|
|Contributions||Pöll, Elfriede de|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||206 p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
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