Is American science in decline?
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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science,
  • Scientists

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementYu Xie and Alexandra A. Killewald
ContributionsKillewald, Alexandra A., 1983-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ180.U5 X54 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094376M
ISBN 109780674052420
LC Control Number2011042030

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