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Science, high technology and the multinationals.

Science, high technology and the multinationals.

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English


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SeriesImpact of science on society -- Vol.32,no.2
ContributionsUnesco.
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Open LibraryOL16556446M

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