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History and progress

Margarita Mathiopoulos

History and progress

in search of European and American identity

by Margarita Mathiopoulos

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography andindex.

StatementMargarita Mathiopoulos.
The Physical Object
Pagination(350)p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21232089M
ISBN 10027592792X


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