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Aspects of the Enlightenment

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Published by Akademiai Kiado .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Modern - 18th Century

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFerenc Horcher (Editor), Endre Szecsenyi (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9162227M
ISBN 109630581825
ISBN 109789630581820

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