Scientists and engineers in Great Britain, 1991

  • 49 Pages
  • 0.31 MB
  • English
International Programs Center, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census , Washington, D.C
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Statistics., Engineers -- Great Britain -- Statis
Statementby David Zaslow.
SeriesIPC staff paper -- no. 85.
ContributionsInternational Programs Center (U.S.), National Science Foundation (U.S.), United States. Bureau of the Census.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 49 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17701054M

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