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Published by RIT Press in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Janis F. Gleason
LC ClassificationsTA140.G54 G54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383687M
ISBN 109781933360478
LC Control Number2010029344

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