Includes bibliographical references (p. -315) and index
|Statement||David A. Clary|
|LC Classifications||TL781.85.G6 C58 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 324 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||324|
|LC Control Number||2002027321|
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