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Technical writing for social scientists

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Published by Nelson-Hall in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Authorship.,
  • English language -- Technical English.,
  • Technical writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn S. Harris and Reed H. Blake.
    ContributionsBlake, Reed H., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH91 .H38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5197645M
    ISBN 100911012397
    LC Control Number75020129


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