Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-172).
|Statement||Lawrence J. McGarry.|
|LC Classifications||BL60 .M35 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||172 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||93061182|
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