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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJ. Bronowski.
SeriesBampton lectures in America ; no. 20
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20387899M

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