Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Paul R. Dokecki.|
|LC Classifications||HV10.5 .D65 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 175 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||175|
|ISBN 10||0820702692, 0820702706|
|LC Control Number||96009981|
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