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Published by URSS in [Moskva] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History -- Mathematical models,
  • Historical sociology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAnalyzing and modeling global development.
Statementedited by Leonid Grinin, Victor C. de Munck and Andrey Korotayev.
ContributionsGrinin, L. E., De Munck, Victor C., Korotaev, A. V., Rossiĭskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ gumanitarnyĭ universitet.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD16.13 .H57 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23196827M
ISBN 105484010012
ISBN 109785484010011
LC Control Number2008479044

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