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Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by C.N. Slobodchikoff.|
|Contributions||Slobodchikoff, C. N.|
|LC Classifications||QL775 .E26 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 429 p. :|
|Number of Pages||429|
|ISBN 10||0126487804, 0126487812|
|LC Control Number||87035148|
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