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Can science save us?

Lundberg, George Andrew

Can science save us?

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Published by Longmans, Green in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Methodology,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy George A. Lundberg ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16328202M

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