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Modern science and the nature of life

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [313]-320.

Statementby William S. Beck
SeriesThe Natural history library
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24591894M
OCLC/WorldCa24063715


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