Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210).
|Statement||Jerome A. Chanes.|
|LC Classifications||DS145 .C465 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||210 p. :|
|Number of Pages||210|
|LC Control Number||2001280052|
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