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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History -- Philosophy

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SeriesRoutledge paperbacks, 16
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19334512M

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