Includes bibliographical references (p. -214) and index.
|Statement||John C. Murphy and Robert W. Henderson.|
|Contributions||Henderson, Robert W., 1945-|
|LC Classifications||QL666.O63 M87 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 221 p. :|
|Number of Pages||221|
|LC Control Number||96054033|
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