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making of the modern mind

Randall, John Herman

making of the modern mind

a survey of the intellectual background of the present age

by Randall, John Herman

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- History.,
  • Europe -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John Herman Randall, jr.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 653 p.
    Number of Pages653
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13543080M

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