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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Science -- Philosophy -- History.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Dialectical materialism -- History.,
  • Communism and science -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-239) and index.

Statementby Kenneth Neill Cameron.
LC ClassificationsQ174.8 .C36 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1108145M
ISBN 100717807088
LC Control Number94033451

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