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rise of the West a history of the human community : with a retrospective essay by William Hardy McNeill

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civilization -- History.,
  • Civilization, Western.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William H. McNeill ; drawings by Béla Petheö.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB69 .M34 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 828 p. :
Number of Pages828
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545084M
ISBN 100226561410
LC Control Number91024224

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