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Technologies from developing countries. by United Nations. Industrial Development Organization.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesDevelopment and transfer of technology series -- no.7, ID/208
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,35p. ;
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL14092431M

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