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Constructing knowledge in the history of science

Constructing knowledge in the history of science

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Published by Universityof Chicago Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Arnold Thackray.
SeriesOsiris series -- v.10.
ContributionsThackray, Arnold, 1939-
The Physical Object
Pagination(300)p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21196342M
ISBN 100226793788

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