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Humanism and imagination by Elliott, George Roy

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


  • Humanism -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby G.R. Elliott.
LC ClassificationsB821 .E4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6380657M
LC Control Number38038646

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