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Futures studies an international survey by John McHale

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Published by United Nations Institute for Training and Research in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forecasting -- Study and teaching

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John McHale, Magda Cordell McHale.
ContributionsMcHale, Magda Cordell, joint author., United Nations Institute for Training and Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB158 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4591674M
LC Control Number77353905

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