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Human nature in American historical thought

Merle Eugene Curti

Human nature in American historical thought

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Human beings,
    • United States -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Merle Curti.
      SeriesThe Paul Anthony Brick lectures,, 7th ser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.1 .C8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 117 p.
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5620245M
      ISBN 100826279155
      LC Control Number68029167
      OCLC/WorldCa1915


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