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Classics in Western civilization

Classics in Western civilization

a course of selected reading by authorities.

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Western

  • Edition Notes

    British ed. published in 1957 by International University Society under title: Western civilization: a course of selected reading by authorities.

    StatementIntroductory reading guide by D. C. Somervell.
    SeriesEssay and general literature index reprint series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB245 .W48 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5077153M
    ISBN 100804613540
    LC Control Number74122973
    OCLC/WorldCa107207


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