Problems and Possibilities in the Study of the History of Korean Science

  title={Problems and Possibilities in the Study of the History of Korean Science},
  author={Y. Kim},
  pages={48 - 79}
  • Y. Kim
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Osiris
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