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Science in modern society

J. G. Crowther

Science in modern society

by J. G. Crowther

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science and state

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. G. Crowther.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .C742
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 403 p.
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5614445M
    LC Control Number68022592

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