Scientist versus society

by Vivian Werner

Publisher: Hawthorn Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 655
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Subjects:

  • Scientists -- History.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Science and the humanities.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.151-153.

StatementVivian Werner.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21487615M

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