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We have never been modern

by Bruno Latour

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Published by Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf in Harlow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Nous n"avons jamais été modernes.

StatementBruno Latour ; translated by Catherine Porter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175.5
The Physical Object
Paginationix,157p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16220989M
ISBN 100745006825

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