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The DNA mystique

the gene as a cultural icon

by Dorothy Nelkin

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Published by Freeman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics -- Folklore,
  • DNA -- Folklore,
  • Genes -- Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-260) and index.

    StatementDorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee.
    ContributionsLindee, M. Susan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH430 .N46 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1121902M
    ISBN 100716727099
    LC Control Number94048711

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