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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 343-347.

SeriesTechnology today and tomorrow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT47 .H27
The Physical Object
Pagination3-357, [16] p.
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5464080M
ISBN 100571089402
LC Control Number73166786

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