Published 1991 by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||KF27 .F64214 1990n|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 332 p. :|
|Number of Pages||332|
|LC Control Number||91600413|
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