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Science and Public Policy

Laurel R. Singleton

Science and Public Policy

Uses and Control of Knowledge (Public Issues Series)

by Laurel R. Singleton

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Published by Social Science Education Consortium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11341771M
    ISBN 100899943764
    ISBN 109780899943763
    OCLC/WorldCa31494015


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