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Sex, bombs and burgers

how war, porn and fast food created technology as we know it

by Peter Nowak

  • 243 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Viking Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Technology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPeter Nowak
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT15 .N69 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26323708M
    ISBN 100670069663
    ISBN 109780670069668
    OCLC/WorldCa463766141

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