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Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-249) and index.
|Statement||Robert P. Watson.|
|LC Classifications||E176.2 .W37 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 261 p. :|
|Number of Pages||261|
|LC Control Number||99027842|
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