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Scientists, mathematicians, and inventors lives and lega cies : an encyclopedia of people who changed the world by Doris A. Simonis

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix, Ariz .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Doris Simonis ; writers, Caroline Hertzenberg ... [et al.].
SeriesLives and legacies
ContributionsSimonis, Doris A., Hertzenberg, Caroline.
LC ClassificationsQ141 .S54 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL385798M
ISBN 100585067376, 1573561517
LC Control Number98048484

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