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The history and prospects of the social sciences by Harry Elmer Barnes

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Harry Elmer Barnes, Karl Worth Bigelow, Jean Brunhes [and others] edited, with an introduction, by Harry Elmer Barnes ...
LC ClassificationsH51 .B3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 534 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6681164M
LC Control Number25018364

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