Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Ronald D. Asmus.|
|LC Classifications||DK676.9.R8 A86 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0230617735, 023010228X|
|LC Control Number||2009037705|
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