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Great engineers and pioneers in technology

Great engineers and pioneers in technology

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineers -- Biography,
  • Engineering -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Roland Turner and Steven L. Goulden, assistant editor, Barbara Sheridan.
    ContributionsTurner, Roland., Goulden, Steven L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA139 .G7 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1- > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4113849M
    ISBN 100312345747
    LC Control Number80028986

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