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The uncertain quest: science, technology, and development

Edited by

Jean-Jacques Salomon,

Francisco R. Sagasti, and

Céline Sachs-Jeantet

United Nations University Press


© The United Nations University, 1994

The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations University.

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