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World historians and their critics

World historians and their critics

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Published by Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Philip Pomper, Richard H. Elphick and Richard T. Vann.
SeriesHistory and theory : studies in the philosophy of history. Theme issue -- 34, History and theory -- 34.
ContributionsPomper, Philip, 1936-, Elphick, Richard., Vann, Richard T.
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Open LibraryOL19578892M

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