Published 1971 by Research Advisory Council, East Tennessee State University in Johnson City .
Written in EnglishRead online
Bibliography: p. 51.
|Contributions||East Tennessee State University.|
|LC Classifications||TD172.5 .E58 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||99|
|LC Control Number||72178000|
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