Constraints to freedom of scholarship and science proceedings of an international symposium, November 1991

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Other titlesEntraves à la liberté scientifique et aux sciences
Statementorganized by the Royal Society of Canada Committee on Freedom of Scholarship and Science ; edited by Eva Kushner and Michael R. Dence = Entraves à la liberté scientifique et aux sciences : délibérations du symposium international de novembre 1991 / organisé par le Comité sur la liberté scientifique de la Société royale du Canada ; sous la direction de Eva Kushner et Michael R. Dence.
ContributionsKushner, Eva., Dence, Michael, 1931-, Royal Society of Canada. Committee on Freedom of Scholarship and Science.
LC ClassificationsLC72 .C65 1996
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Paginationxvii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
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Open LibraryOL15222213M
ISBN 100920064574

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