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Techgnosis

myth, magic, mysticism in the age of information

by Erik Davis

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-345) and index.

    StatementErik Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL265.I54 D38 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 353 p. ;
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL359378M
    ISBN 100517704153
    LC Control Number98019389


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