Philosophy of technology and Nigeria by Matthew I. Nwoko

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Published by Claretian Institute of Philosophy in Owerri, Nigeria .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-158) and index.

Book details

StatementMatthew I. Nwoko.
LC ClassificationsT14 .N87 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1036685M
ISBN 109783044338
LC Control Number93232153

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