Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-188) and index.
|Statement||Richard W. Babcock and Lauren R. Stevens.|
|Contributions||Stevens, Lauren R., 1938-|
|LC Classifications||TH140.B33 A3 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||96021932|
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