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Science in the Enlightenment An Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio"s History of Science Series) by William Burns

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Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • Reference works,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Science,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Science,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Science / General,
  • Reference,
  • Encyclopedias

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12237535M
ISBN 101576078868
ISBN 109781576078860

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