Science and technology in Africa

a case study from Zimbabwe by R. S. Maya

Publisher: MANSCI in [Nairobi]

Written in English
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  • Science and state -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies.,
  • Technology and state -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

At head of title: RANDFORUM.

StatementR.S. Maya.
ContributionsRANDFORUM (Organization : Kenya)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ127.Z55 M39 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 52 p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1268643M
ISBN 109966989676
LC Control Number94982804

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