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Published by The Macmillan company, Macmillan & co., ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[Arthur Kenyon Rogers]
The Physical Object
Pagination511 pages.
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26415071M
LC Control Number27016453

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