Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Stirling Moorey and Steven Greer.|
|LC Classifications||RC271.P79, RC271.P79 M66 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 233 p.|
|Number of Pages||233|
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