|Statement||edited by Richard F. Ericson.|
|Contributions||Ericson, Richard Ferdinand, 1919-, Society for General Systems Research|
|LC Classifications||Q295 I5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 1051 p. :|
|Number of Pages||1051|
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