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Published by Free Press of Glencoe in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Social aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementEdited by Bernard Barber and Walter Hirsch.
ContributionsHirsch, Walter, 1919-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM38 .B33
The Physical Object
Pagination662 p.
Number of Pages662
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17756041M

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