Includes bibliographical references (leaves 87-133) and index.
|Statement||James N. Palmerson.|
|LC Classifications||Z6673 .P29 1994, RA407 .P29 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||136,  leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||136|
|ISBN 10||0788303821, 078830383X|
|LC Control Number||94034027|
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