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Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-310) and index.
|Statement||Alan Thein Durning.|
|LC Classifications||HQ2044.U62 N674 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||326 p. :|
|Number of Pages||326|
|LC Control Number||96020592|
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