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Published by University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English



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Bibliography: p. 116.

StatementJohn C. Ayers ... [et al.].
SeriesPublication / Great Lakes Research Institute ;, no. 3, Publication (University of Michigan. Great Lakes Research Division) ;, no. 3.
ContributionsAyers, John C. 1912-, University of Michigan. Great Lakes Research Division.
LC ClassificationsGB1627.G8 M5 no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6265295M
LC Control Number58063715

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