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Landmarks in Western culture

Donald N. Baker

Landmarks in Western culture

commentaries and controversies

by Donald N. Baker

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthologies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Donald N. Baker and George W. Fasel.
    ContributionsFasel, George W., joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC5 .B32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5603239M
    LC Control Number68010200


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