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Machines - masters or slaves of man?

by M. W. Thring

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Published by Peter Peregrinus in Stevenage [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[By] Meredith Thring.
    SeriesMankind and the engineer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5 .T47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5093606M
    ISBN 100901223530
    LC Control Number74165222


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