|Statement||edited by Catherine L. Covert and John D. Stevens.|
|Contributions||Covert, Catherine L., Stevens, John D.|
|LC Classifications||P92.U5 M285 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxii, 252 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||252|
|LC Control Number||83020329|
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