Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by Elizabeth Barrett-Connor ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth, 1935-|
|LC Classifications||RT95 .E64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 322 p. :|
|Number of Pages||322|
|LC Control Number||77013128|
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