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Unscientific America how scientific illiteracy threatens our future by Chris Mooney

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • Communication in science -- United States,
  • Science in popular culture -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum.
ContributionsKirshenbaum, Sheril.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ149.U5 M66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23208052M
ISBN 109780465013050
LC Control Number2009015482

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