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2 edition of story of Western science. found in the catalog.

story of Western science.

Jack Gordon Bruton

story of Western science.

by Jack Gordon Bruton

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Published by Cambridge U.P in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMcKenzie, Arthur Edward Ellard.
The Physical Object
Pagination132p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19036534M

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