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Inviting disaster lessons from the edge of technology : an inside look at catastrophes and why they happen by James R. Chiles

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Published by HarperBusiness in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technology -- Risk assessment

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLessons from the edge of technology, Catastrophes and why they happen
StatementJames R. Chiles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT174.5 .C57 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15538745M
ISBN 100066620821
OCLC/WorldCa50549938

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