Atomic power, an economic and social analysis
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Atomic power, an economic and social analysis a study in industrial location and regional economic development by Walter Isard

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Published by Blakiston in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuclear energy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Isard and Vincent Whitney.
ContributionsWhitney, Vincent, jt. auth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9698.A2 I8
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,235p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6107407M
LC Control Number52002014
OCLC/WorldCa488022

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