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Ergonomics of the home. [English translation by Harold Oldroyd by E. Grandjean

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Domestic,
  • Home economics,
  • Human engineering

Book details:

LC ClassificationsNA7125 G7213
The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18892994M

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