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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesThe enlightenment : an interpretation / Peter Gay -- 2
The Physical Object
PaginationXXII, 705, XVIII S.
Number of Pages705
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25573027M
OCLC/WorldCa258461496

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