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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by S. P. Bell.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ; v. 5
LC ClassificationsTA157 .B44
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5186125M
ISBN 100824010787
LC Control Number75005114

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