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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-236) and index
|Statement||André Botequilha Leitão ... [et al.]|
|Contributions||Leitão, Andre Botequilha|
|LC Classifications||QH541.15.L35 M43 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 245 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||2005031586|
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