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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, Ct, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Sociology of,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographies.

    Other titlesAnthropology of science and technology.
    Statementeditors, David J. Hess, Linda L. Layne.
    SeriesKnowledge and society -- v. 9, 1992, Knowledge and society -- 1992.
    ContributionsHess, David J., Layne, Linda L., Rip, Arie, 1941-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15448533M
    ISBN 100892329734
    OCLC/WorldCa33876738

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