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Technology and the worker

Martin Meissner

Technology and the worker

technical demands and social processes in industry.

by Martin Meissner

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Published by Chandler Pub. Co. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automation -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesChandler publications in anthropology and sociology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17153522M


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