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Technology and utopia

Technology and utopia

proceedings of a symposium held on 10-11 August 1982 at the University of Zululand

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Published by University of Zululand in KwaDlangezwa, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- Philosophy -- Congresses.,
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Technology -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementeditor, C.S. de Beer.
      SeriesPublication series of the University of Zululand. Series C ;, no. 7, Publications series of the University of Zululand., no. 7.
      ContributionsDe Beer, C. S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS611.A1 P832 no. 7, T14 P832 no. 7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2918335M
      ISBN 100907995071
      LC Control Number84151016
      OCLC/WorldCa11677058


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