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Article Contents

TITLE PAGE

1.INTRODUCTION

2.METHODS
2.1.Gas-Dynamic Methods

3.TIDAL TRAUMAS
3.1.Bridges and Tails
3.2.Wavelike Tidal Spirals
3.3.Cartwheel Galaxies
3.4.Damaged Ellipticals

4.ACQUISITIONS AND ACCRETIONS
4.1.Shells and Other Fine Structures
4.2.Polar Rings
4.3.Sinking Satellites

5.MERGERS
5.1.Spherical Systems
5.2.Disk/Halo Systems
5.3.Gas Dynamics in Merging Galaxies

6.ACTIVE GALAXIES
6.1.Global Starbursts
6.2.Infrared-Luminous Galaxies
6.3.Seyfert Galaxies
6.4.QSOs and Quasars
6.5.Radio Galaxies

7.COSMOLOGICAL CONNECTIONS
7.1.Aging Merger Remnants
7.2.Sites of Interactions
7.3.Mergers and Morphology

8.FURTHER QUESTIONS

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