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Dominance by Design

Technological Imperatives and America's Civilizing Mission

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674032163

Publication Date: 08/05/2009

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542 pages

18 halftones

Belknap Press

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Michael Adas is Abraham E. Voorhees Professor of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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