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A history of science in society

A history of science in society

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History -- Textbooks.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- History -- Textbooks.,
  • Science -- Philosophy -- Textbooks.,
  • Sciences -- Histoire -- Manuels d"enseignement supérieur.,
  • Sciences -- Aspect social -- Histoire -- Manuels d"enseignement supérieur.,
  • Sciences -- Philosophie -- Manuels d"enseignement supérieur.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-464) and index.

    Statementedited by Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack.
    GenreTextbooks., Manuels d"enseignement supérieur.
    ContributionsCormack, Lesley B., 1957-., Ede, Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .H64 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination470 p. :
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21320648M
    ISBN 101551117703
    ISBN 109781551117706
    LC Control Number2007280568

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