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Published by Kreiger in Malabar, Florida .
Written in English

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Reprint of the ed. published by Wiley, New York, 1966.

Statementedited by Bruce J. Biddle and Edwin J. Thomas.
ContributionsBiddle, Bruce J., Thomas, Edwin J. 1927-
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Open LibraryOL16478830M

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