Einstein and the art of sailing a new perspective on the role of leadership by Anne De Graaf

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Published by Sherwood Pub. in Hertford .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-165).

Book details

StatementAnne de Graaf and Klaas Kunst
ContributionsKunst, Klaas
LC ClassificationsBF637.L4 D44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24807145M
ISBN 101907037039
ISBN 109781907037030
LC Control Number2010530221

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