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Ethical and political problems of the atomic age. by Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker

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Published by Student Christian Movement .
Written in English

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SeriesBurge memorial lectures -- 1958
The Physical Object
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL13658837M

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