4 edition of Technological development and the improvement of living and working conditions found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Federico Butera, Vittorio Di Martino and Eberhard Köhler.|
|Contributions||Butera, Federico, 1940-, Di Martino, Vittorio., Köhler, Eberhard.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||400 p. :|
|Number of Pages||400|
|LC Control Number||89000929|
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