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The great intellectual revolution

John F. West

The great intellectual revolution

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Published by J. Murray in [London] .
Written in English

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  • Learning and scholarship -- History.,
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. F. West.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ346 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 132 p.
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6000079M
    LC Control Number66036303
    OCLC/WorldCa2557847


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