American science policy since World War II by Bruce L. R. Smith

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-219) and index.

Book details

StatementBruce L.R. Smith.
LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 S613 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1871839M
ISBN 10007031277X
LC Control Number90031421

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