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Technology and social shock

by Edward W. Lawless

  • 134 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology assessment -- Case studies,
  • Technology -- Public opinion -- Case studies,
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- Case studies,
  • Social history -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward W. Lawless.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT174.5 .L38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 616 p. :
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5214266M
    ISBN 100813507804, 0813507812
    LC Control Number75044184

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