The Practice of Technical and Scientific Communication Writing in Professional Contexts (ATTW Contemporary Studies in Technical Communication) by Jean A. Lutz

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Subjects:

  • Communication Studies,
  • Science: General Issues,
  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Scientific Writing,
  • Technology,
  • Language,
  • Communication,
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Technical Writing

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8686671M
ISBN 101567503616
ISBN 109781567503616

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