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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Reference,
  • Social Science - Sociology,
  • Technology - General,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Social aspects,
  • Technological forecasting,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Technology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Haugen (Editor), Susan Musser (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7899061M
ISBN 100737733616
ISBN 109780737733617

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