Includes bibliographical references (p. -137) and index.
|Series||The 1995 Joanne Goodman lectures, Joanne Goodman lectures ;, 1995.|
|LC Classifications||DT1974 .D38 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 143 p. :|
|Number of Pages||143|
|ISBN 10||0802041906, 0802080545|
|LC Control Number||98133636|
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