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myth of the machine

Lewis Mumford

myth of the machine

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLewis Mumford. [Vol.1], Technics and human development.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,342p.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946627M

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