Development of civilization a documentary history of politics, society, and thought

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Published by Scott, Foresman in [Glenview, Ill.] .

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statement[compiled by] Harry J. Carroll, Jr. [and others]
ContributionsCarroll, Harry J., comp.
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LC ClassificationsD5.5 .D43
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Pagination3 v.
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Open LibraryOL5424441M
LC Control Number73018618

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