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Virtual realities and their discontents

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert Markley.
ContributionsMarkley, Robert, 1952-
The Physical Object
Pagination(197)p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22342649M
ISBN 100801852269

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