Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Peter Brock, John D. Stanley and Piotr J. Wróbel.|
|Contributions||Brock, Peter, 1920-2006., Stanley, John D., Wróbel, Piotr.|
|LC Classifications||DK4139.2 .N38 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 493 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||493|
|LC Control Number||2006491530|
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