3 edition of Science and mankind found in the catalog.
Science and mankind
Oliphant, Mark Sir
by Published for the University of Ghana by the Ghana Pub. Corp. in [Accra?]
Written in English
The Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg memorial lectures, 1969.
|Other titles||Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg memorial lectures.|
|Statement||Sir Mark L. Oliphant.|
|LC Classifications||Q175.5 .O45 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||77 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||77|
|LC Control Number||78323238|
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