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The study of Western civilization

Peter N. Stearns

The study of Western civilization

an introduction

by Peter N. Stearns

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Published by Forum Press in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Western -- Study and teaching (Higher),
    • Europe -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 14.

      StatementPeter N. Stearns.
      SeriesThe Forum series ; FE-158
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCB245 .S74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p. ;
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4761310M
      ISBN 100882731580
      LC Control Number78108168
      OCLC/WorldCa4468619


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