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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Noel Gregg, Cheri Hoy, Alice F. Gay.
ContributionsGregg, Noel., Hoy, Cheri, 1951-, Gay, Alice F., 1949-
LC ClassificationsHV3004 .A455 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 403 p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797511M
ISBN 10157230037X
LC Control Number95033485

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