Design for the real world
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Design for the real world human ecology andsocial change by Victor J. Papanek

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Published by Academy Chicago in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Design, Industrial.,
  • Human engineering.

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Edition Notes

StatementVictor Papanek.
LC ClassificationsTS171.4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 394 p. :
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22338292M
ISBN 100897331532

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