Humanist Heroes by Doug Peary

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Written in English

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  • Reference works,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Reference,
  • Philosophy

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11718820M
ISBN 101413425798
ISBN 109781413425796
OCLC/WorldCa70716013

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