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Published by Unesco Pub. in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Culture.,
  • Culture conflict.,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences),
  • Social change -- Forecasting.,
  • Social evolution -- Forecasting.,
  • Technological innovations.,
  • Ethnology.,
  • Forecasting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesFuture-oriented studies
ContributionsUnesco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM101 .F87 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL920703M
ISBN 109231030493
LC Control Number95218414
OCLC/WorldCa31910845

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