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The prospects of civilization

Zimmern, Alfred Eckhard Sir

The prospects of civilization

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Published by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twentieth century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alfred Zimmern.
    SeriesPamphlets on world affairs., no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD411 .P3 no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL181640M
    LC Control Numbera 40003574
    OCLC/WorldCa2940231


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