Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Alexander Dallin ; edited by Gail W. Lapidus.|
|Contributions||Lapidus, Gail Warshofsky.|
|LC Classifications||DK246 .D26 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
|LC Control Number||2009024649|
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