Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-351) and index.
|Statement||Sara Schechner Genuth.|
|LC Classifications||QB721 .S367 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 365 p. :|
|Number of Pages||365|
|LC Control Number||96052186|
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