Towards a technology policy for South Africa 24 November 1990

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Published by Center for Development Studies, University of the Western Cape .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Congresses,
  • South Africa,
  • Technology and state

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8648556M
ISBN 101868080765
ISBN 109781868080762
OCLC/WorldCa29848290

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