by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English
|Series||S. hrg. ;, 101-272|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .E647 1989f|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 320 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||89603386|
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