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history of western science

by Anthony M. Alioto

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony M. Alioto.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .A475 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1563596M
    ISBN 100133885135
    LC Control Number91045153

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