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Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index.
|Statement||Neil B. Chambers|
|LC Classifications||NA2542.35 .C47 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 244 pages :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||2010049320|
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