atom bomb and the future of man

by Karl Jaspers

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago

Written in English
Published: Pages: 342 Downloads: 625
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  • World politics -- 1955-1965.,
  • Atomic bomb.
  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarl Jaspers ; translated by E.B. Ashton.
    ContributionsJaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD843 .J3714 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 342 p. ;
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2938166M
    ISBN 100226394824
    LC Control Number84175970

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