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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-207) and index.
|Statement||Robert Maranto, David Schultz.|
|Contributions||Schultz, David A. 1958-|
|LC Classifications||JK681 .M37 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||217 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||217|
|ISBN 10||0819182133, 0819182141|
|LC Control Number||91007293|
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