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Twenty-five years of scientific progress and other essays.

William North Rice

Twenty-five years of scientific progress and other essays.

by William North Rice

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Published by T. Y. Crowell & Company in New York, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .R48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, p., 1 l., 174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL250524M
    LC Control Numbergs 05000788
    OCLC/WorldCa2312097

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ix, pages ; 20 cm Includes index The backs of booksThe Vatican Library; some notes by a studentThe Vatican Library; twenty-five years afterBook-hunting in RomeShould the librarian be a bibliophileA decade of library progress in AmericaThe amount of help to be given to readersTwo unsolved problems in library workTraining in the use of booksCataloging as an Pages:   Twenty-five years ago this month, a Reagan-appointed blue-ribbon committee published a blockbuster study, A Nation at Risk, about the sorry state of American this month’s lead essay, the Economic Policy Institute’s Richard Rothstein gives his critical assessment.

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and stronger than interest. Among the men and women prominent in the public life of America there are but few whose names are mentioned as.Defining the Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and Its Applications: American Scientists’ Perspectives. 1. Introduction The Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes the right of everyone to “share in scientific advancement and its benefits” (Article 27(2)).