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Technology as a social and political phenomenon

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[compiled by] Philip L. Bereano.
    ContributionsBereano, Philip L., 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5 .T442
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 544 p. ;
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4887830M
    ISBN 100471068756
    LC Control Number76018723


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