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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Science and state -- United States.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Daniel S. Greenberg.
LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 G68
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5607878M
LC Control Number68015277

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