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Published by Aspen Publishers, Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-194) and index.

StatementConnie Logan Dalke.
LC ClassificationsLC4813 .D35 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1886465M
ISBN 100834201909
LC Control Number90047600

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