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A history of science in society

Andrew Ede

A history of science in society

from philosophy to utility

by Andrew Ede

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack
    ContributionsCormack, Lesley B., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .E365 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 435 p. :
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25284868M
    ISBN 101442604468
    ISBN 109781442604469
    LC Control Number2012392133
    OCLC/WorldCa768535073

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