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Technically speaking : why all Americans need to know more about technology / Greg Pearson and A. Thomas Young, editors.
1. Technology—Study and teaching—United States. I. Pearson, Greg. II. Young, A. Thomas. III. National Research Council (U.S.)
T73 .T37 2002
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