Includes bibliographical references (p. -253) and index.
|Statement||Kyle N. Weir.|
|LC Classifications||HV875 .W415 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 257 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||257|
|LC Control Number||2003112692|
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