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Civilization and its contents

Bruce Mazlish

Civilization and its contents

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


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StatementBruce Mazlish.
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LC ClassificationsCB
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Paginationxiv, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
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Open LibraryOL22621407M
ISBN 100804750831


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