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Chapters in Western civilization

Chapters in Western civilization

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by the Contemporary Civilization staff of Columbia College, Columbia University.
ContributionsColumbia College.
The Physical Object
Pagination10,591p. ;
Number of Pages10591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21791116M

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