Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||David Levinson, Karen Christensen, editors.|
|Contributions||Levinson, David, 1947-, Christensen, Karen, 1957-|
|LC Classifications||DS4 .E53 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6 v. :|
|LC Control Number||2 00200871|
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