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Science, technology, and society

needs, challenges, and limitations : proceedings of the International Colloquium, Vienna, Austria, 13-17 August 1979
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Pergamon Press , New York
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Statementorganized under the auspices of the United Nations Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology to Development (ACAST) ; edited by Klaus-Heinrich Standke, M. Anandakrishnan.
SeriesScience, technology, and global problems, Pergamon policy studies on international development
ContributionsStandke, Klaus-Heinrich., Anandakrishnan, M., United Nations. Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology to Development.
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LC ClassificationsQ124.6 .I63 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 624 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4103042M
ISBN 100080259472
LC Control Number80017599

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