by University of British Columbia Press in [Vancouver] .
|Statement||[selected essays by Arthur Lower] ; edited by Welf H. Heick.|
|LC Classifications||F1027 .L795|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 339 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||339|
|LC Control Number||75320351|
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