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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Small groups.

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Edition Notes

StatementCecilia L. Ridgeway.
LC ClassificationsHM133 .R46 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3508984M
ISBN 100312223692
LC Control Number82060480

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