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Published by Published for the International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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ContributionsGottschalk, Louis., MacKinney, Loren C., Pritchard, Earl H., International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind.
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Pagination1133 p. :
Number of Pages1133
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Open LibraryOL19748900M

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