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Global catastrophic risks

Global catastrophic risks

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters,
  • Disasters,
  • Risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nick Bostrom, Milan M. Cirkovic.
    ContributionsBostrom, Nick, 1973-, Cirkovic, Milan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .G547 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16523201M
    ISBN 109780198570509
    LC Control Number2008006539


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