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human energy cost of certain household tasks

VeNona W. Swartz

human energy cost of certain household tasks

by VeNona W. Swartz

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Published by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home economics,
  • Work measurement

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby VeNona W. Swartz.
    SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 282., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 282.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18604366M
    OCLC/WorldCa19471530

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