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Science, technology, and society in postwar Japan

by Nakayama, Shigeru

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Published by Kegan Paul International, Routledge, Chapman & Hall [distributor] in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Japan.,
    • Technology -- Japan.,
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Japan.,
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementShigeru Nakayama.
      SeriesJapanese studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.J3 N27 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 259 p. :
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1530593M
      ISBN 100710304285
      LC Control Number91007998

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