Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Gajanan M. Sabnis|
|LC Classifications||TA681 .G65 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 320 p. :|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||2011015950|
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