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Published by The Conference in [Princeton? .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Industries -- Soviet Union.

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Bibliography: p. 77.

Statementpapers delivered at a meeting of the Princeton University Conference, December 11-12, 1956.
LC ClassificationsHC335 .P624
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6233114M
LC Control Number57033325

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