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How and why in science

How and why in science

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Published by Oxford University Press in Bombay [India] ; New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor, R.G. Lagu ; illustrated by S.V. Maladkar, M.J. Chavan, S.P. Ozarkar.
SeriesJunior series ;, book 1
ContributionsLagu, R. G., Maladkar, S. V.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/02003 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3379156M
LC Control Number2004533442

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