Heroes of history a brief history of civilization from ancient times to the dawn of the modern age by Will Durant

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Civilization -- History

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Includes index.

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StatementWill Durant.
LC ClassificationsCB69 .D87 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p. ;
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3952845M
ISBN 100743226127
LC Control Number2001049361

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