Technology and the future by Albert H. Teich

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Published by Wadsworth, Cengage Learning in Boston, MA .

Written in English

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  • Social aspects,
  • Technology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[edited by] Albert H. Teich
LC ClassificationsT14.5 T4416 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 343 p. :
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25404171M
ISBN 101111828547
ISBN 109781111828547
LC Control Number2011941645

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