Includes bibliographical references (p. -335) and index.
|Statement||Richard B. Primack.|
|LC Classifications||QH75 .P7525 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 349 p. :|
|Number of Pages||349|
|LC Control Number||2008009147|
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