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Science in the twentieth century

Science in the twentieth century

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited, and with a preface, by René Taton ; translated by A. J. Pomerans.
    SeriesGeneral history of the sciences -- [4]., Histoire générale des sciences -- [4].
    ContributionsTaton, René.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 638 p. :
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20040337M

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