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trouble with science

R. I. M. Dunbar

trouble with science

by R. I. M. Dunbar

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science and civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-200) and index.

    StatementRobin Dunbar.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 p. ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18940307M
    ISBN 100571174477
    LC Control Number95023404
    OCLC/WorldCa32510374

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