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Science, Technology and Culture (Issues in Cultural and Media Studies) by David Bell

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Popular science,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Media Studies

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10561852M
ISBN 10033521326X
ISBN 109780335213269

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