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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||F1060 .F7 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
|ISBN 10||0888302266, 0888302274|
|LC Control Number||83117263|
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