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logarithmic century by Ralph Eugene Lapp

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


  • Consumption (Economics) -- United States.,
  • Economic development.,
  • Technology -- Social aspects.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-

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Statementby Ralph E. Lapp.
LC ClassificationsHC106.6
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19456645M

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