Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Mark B. Woodhouse.|
|LC Classifications||B53 .W67 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 160 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||89008898|
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