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Progress in the humanities?

Volney Patrick Gay

Progress in the humanities?

comparing the objects of culture and science

by Volney Patrick Gay

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


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementVolney Gay
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAZ341 .G39 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24573753M
ISBN 109780231147903, 9780231519816
LC Control Number2009024174

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