|Series||Carleton library series ;, 198|
|LC Classifications||F1052.95 .M36 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 344 p. :|
|Number of Pages||344|
|ISBN 10||0773523901, 077352410X|
|LC Control Number||2004444563|
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