Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-338).
|Statement||Bernhard Maier ; translated by Cyril Edwards.|
|LC Classifications||BL900 .M4513 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 338 p. :|
|Number of Pages||338|
|LC Control Number||96052740|
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