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railroad and the space program

railroad and the space program

an exploration in historical analogy

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Bruce Mazlish.
SeriesTechnology, space and society / American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Technology, space and society
ContributionsMazlish, Bruce, 1923-
The Physical Object
Pagination223p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19654918M

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