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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Edmund D. Pellegrino, Robert M. Veatch, John P. Langan with the editorial assistance of Virginia Ashby Sharpe.
ContributionsPellegrino, Edmund D., 1920-, Veatch, Robert M., Langan, John, 1940-
LC ClassificationsBJ1725 .E765 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885350M
ISBN 100878405127, 0878405135
LC Control Number90046368

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