Forecasting the future. by Karl Erik HedstroМ€m

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Published by Natur och kultur in [Stockholm] .

Written in English

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  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.

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SeriesThe Choice library, 3
LC ClassificationsCB161 .H37
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p.
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL4365361M
LC Control Number78435385

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