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The Who"s Who of Nobel Prize winners, 1901-1990

The Who"s Who of Nobel Prize winners, 1901-1990

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nobel Prizes,
  • Biography -- 20th century -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Bernard S. Schlessinger and June H. Schlessinger ; Rashelle S. Karp, Louise Sherby, and Parvin Kujoory, associate editors ; foreword by Wilhelm Odelberg.
    GenreDictionaries
    ContributionsSchlessinger, Bernard S., 1930-, Schlessinger, June H.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23779356M
    ISBN 10089774599


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