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Technological development and the improvement of living and working conditions

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Published by Kogan Page in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Federico Butera, Vittorio Di Martino and Eberhard Köhler.
    ContributionsButera, Federico, 1940-, Di Martino, Vittorio., Köhler, Eberhard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT173.8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17970687M
    ISBN 101850917957
    LC Control Number89000929


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