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Our changing civilization

Randall, John Herman

Our changing civilization

how science and the machine are reconstructing modern life

by Randall, John Herman

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- History.,
  • Science.,
  • Machinery.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Herman Randall, Jr. ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB53 .R3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., 1 l., 362 p.
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6726816M
    LC Control Number29008279
    OCLC/WorldCa1499404

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