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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N. Y .
Written in English


  • Eighteenth century.,
  • Enlightenment.,
  • Europe -- History -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementFrank E. Manuel.
SeriesThe development of Western civilization
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21259898M

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