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Science, technology, and society in the modern age

Saryoo Prasad Gupta

Science, technology, and society in the modern age

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Published by Ajanta Publications (India) : distributors, Ajanta Books International in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Technology -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. P. Gupta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .G85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4701602M
    LC Control Number77901423

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