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Published by F. Pinter in London, Wolfeboro, N.H .
Written in English


  • Technology -- Social aspects

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Roy M. MacLeod.
ContributionsMacLeod, Roy M., Freeman, Christopher.
LC ClassificationsT14.5 .T44184 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2715119M
ISBN 100861875303
LC Control Number86008125

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