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Includes bibliographical references (p. -236) and indexes.
|Statement||Barry A. Turner and Nick F. Pidgeon.|
|Contributions||Pidgeon, Nick F.|
|LC Classifications||HV553 .T85 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 250 p. :|
|Number of Pages||250|
|LC Control Number||96039979|
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